Dr. Kirk Taylor, PHD eleifend

Senior executive in the pharmaceutical industry

Kirk is Senior Vice President, Regional Medical Affairs at EMD Serono, MERCK KGAa in Rockland MA.‍ Kirk Taylor, MD is a senior executive in the pharmaceutical industry with over 24 years of experience leading global teams, championing late phase development, and transforming medical departments.

"Reading Dr. White’s book and partnering closely with him, galvanized my commitment to
help create his center focused on equity in health care."

His breadth of industry knowledge stems from his roles as Chief Medical Officer, Chief Strategy Officer, and Senior Vice President Medical Strategy and Operations. Kirk is passionate about DE&I beginning early in his life as President of the Williamsbridge NAACP Youth Chapter in High School, all the way to Executive Sponsor of the Leaders of Color at EMD Serono in Rockland, MA. Kirk served on the Board of Directors for Bottom Line, the nonprofit organization addressing low graduation rates from high school and college of low-income Black, Hispanic and Asian students.


Membership: Racial Advisory Committee for the Town of WaylandTrustee: The Radius Ensemble, a chamber music ensemble of winds, strings, and piano, founded in 1999. The Radius Ensemble performs at the Longy School of Music of Bard College, where the group has been Ensemble in Residence since 2011