James Alexander Taylor, MD

Pediatrics-Primary Care

On staff since July 1991

  • Other Publications

    • Taylor JA, Weber WJ, Martin ET, McCarty RL, Englund JA
      Development of a symptom score for clinical studies to identify children with a documented viral upper respiratory tract infection.
      20520584 Pediatric research, 2010 Sept. : 252-7
    • Taylor JA, Richter M, Done S, Feldman KW
      The Utility of Alkaline Phosphatase Measurement as a Screening Test for Rickets in Breast-fed Infants and Toddlers: A Study From the Puget Sound Pediatric Research Network.
      20724326 Clinical pediatrics, 2010 Aug. 19
    • Ryan KR, Taylor JA, Bowers LM
      The BAM complex subunit BamE (SmpA) is required for membrane integrity, stalk growth and normal levels of outer membrane {beta}-barrel proteins in Caulobacter crescentus.
      19959579 Microbiology (Reading, England), 2010 March : 742-56
    • Robinson JE, Grindrod J, Jeurissen S, Taylor JA, Unsworth WP
      Prenatal exposure of the ovine fetus to androgens reduces the proportion of neurons in the ventromedial and arcuate nucleus that are activated by short-term exposure to estrogen.
      19741207 Biology of reproduction, 2010 Jan. : 163-70
    • Taylor JA, Geyer LJ, Feldman KW
      Use of supplemental vitamin d among infants breastfed for prolonged periods.
      19948571 Pediatrics, 2010 Jan. : 105-11
    • Taylor JA, Wilbur JD, Smith SC, Ryan KR
      Mutations that alter RcdA surface residues decouple protein localization and CtrA proteolysis in Caulobacter crescentus.
      19747489 Journal of molecular biology, 2009 Nov. 20 : 46-60
    • Taylor JA, Rietberg K, Greenfield L, Bibus D, Yasuda K, Marcuse EK, Duchin JS
      Effectiveness of a physician peer educator in improving the quality of immunization services for young children in primary care practices.
      18583000 Vaccine, 2008 Aug. 5 : 4256-61
    • Taylor JA
      Defining vitamin D deficiency in infants and toddlers.
      18524751 Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine, 2008 June : 583-4
    • Darden PM, Taylor JA, Brooks DA, Hendricks JW, Massoudi M, Stevenson JM, Bocian AB
      How should immunization rates be measured in the office setting? A study from PROS and NMA PedsNet.
      18057163 Clinical pediatrics, 2008 April : 252-60
    • Taylor JA, Loan LA, Kamara J, Blackburn S, Whitney D
      Medication administration variances before and after implementation of computerized physician order entry in a neonatal intensive care unit.
      18166565 Pediatrics, 2008 Jan. : 123-8
    • Weber W, Taylor JA, McCarty RL, Johnson-Grass A
      Frequency and characteristics of pediatric and adolescent visits in naturopathic medical practice.
      17606541 Pediatrics, 2007 July : e142-6
    • Taylor JA, Brownstein D, Klein EJ, Strandjord TP
      Evaluation of an anonymous system to report medical errors in pediatric inpatients.
      17683099 Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine, 2007 July : 226-33
    • Taylor JA, Goubillon ML, Broad KD, Robinson JE
      Steroid control of gonadotropin-releasing hormone secretion: associated changes in pro-opiomelanocortin and preproenkephalin messenger RNA expression in the ovine hypothalamus.
      17151352 Biology of reproduction, 2007 March : 524-31
    • Taylor JA
      Saving the sample closet.
      17294975 Family practice management, 2007 Jan. : 11
    • Taylor JA, Winter L, Geyer LJ, Hawkins DS
      Oral outpatient chemotherapy medication errors in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
      16909415 Cancer, 2006 Sept. 15 : 1400-6
    • Weber W, Taylor JA, Stoep AV, Weiss NS, Standish LJ, Calabrese C
      Echinacea purpurea for prevention of upper respiratory tract infections in children.
      16398593 Journal of alternative and complementary medicine (New York, N.Y.), 2005 Dec. : 1021-6
    • Christakis DA, Wright JA, Taylor JA, Zimmerman FJ
      Association between parental satisfaction and antibiotic prescription for children with cough and cold symptoms.
      16148842 The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 2005 Sept. : 774-7
    • Liu Q, Walker SA, Gao D, Taylor JA, Dai YF, Arkell RS, Bootman MD, Roderick HL, Cullen PJ, Lockyer PJ
      CAPRI and RASAL impose different modes of information processing on Ras due to contrasting temporal filtering of Ca2+.
      16009725 The Journal of cell biology, 2005 July 18 : 183-90
    • Taylor JA, Kwan-Gett TS, McMahon EM Jr
      Effectiveness of a parental educational intervention in reducing antibiotic use in children: a randomized controlled trial.
      15933556 The Pediatric infectious disease journal, 2005 June : 489-93
    • Unsworth WP, Taylor JA, Robinson JE
      Prenatal programming of reproductive neuroendocrine function: the effect of prenatal androgens on the development of estrogen positive feedback and ovarian cycles in the ewe.
      15509728 Biology of reproduction, 2005 March : 619-27
    • Taylor JA, Brownstein D, Christakis DA, Blackburn S, Strandjord TP, Klein EJ, Shafii J
      Use of incident reports by physicians and nurses to document medical errors in pediatric patients.
      15342846 Pediatrics, 2004 Sept. : 729-35
    • Taylor JA
      Oral rehydration: in pediatrics, less is often better.
      15123470 Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine, 2004 May : 420-1
    • Taylor JA, Weber W, Standish L, Quinn H, Goesling J, McGann M, Calabrese C
      Efficacy and safety of echinacea in treating upper respiratory tract infections in children: a randomized controlled trial.
      14657066 JAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association, 2003 Dec. 3 : 2824-30
    • Auestad N, Scott DT, Janowsky JS, Jacobsen C, Carroll RE, Montalto MB, Halter R, Qiu W, Jacobs JR, Connor WE, Connor SL, Taylor JA, Neuringer M, Fitzgerald KM, Hall RT
      Visual, cognitive, and language assessments at 39 months: a follow-up study of children fed formulas containing long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids to 1 year of age.
      12949309 Pediatrics, 2003 Sept. : e177-83
    • Walker SA, Cullen PJ, Taylor JA, Lockyer PJ
      Control of Ras cycling by Ca2+.
      12829229 FEBS letters, 2003 July 3 : 6-10
    • Taylor JA, Kwan-Gett TS, McMahon EM Jr
      Effectiveness of an educational intervention in modifying parental attitudes about antibiotic usage in children.
      12728108 Pediatrics, 2003 May : e548-54
    • Robinson JE, Birch RA, Taylor JA, Foster DL, Padmanabhan V
      In utero programming of sexually differentiated gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) secretion.
      12142225 Domestic animal endocrinology, 2002 July : 43-52
    • Taylor JA, Darden PM, Brooks DA, Hendricks JW, Baker AE, Wasserman RC
      Practitioner policies and beliefs and practice immunization rates: a study from Pediatric Research in Office Settings and the National Medical Association.
      11826210 Pediatrics, 2002 Feb. : 294-300


Board Certification(s)


Medical/Professional School

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill


Pediatrics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder


Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle

Research Focus Area

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention