Welcome to my page! Thanks for stopping by to learn more about my professional credentials, my past work experience, and my consulting services.
I am a proud resident of Baltimore, Maryland. I am an avid Ultimate Frisbee player and dancing enthusiast. I enjoy learning new things, traveling the world, socializing with interesting people, and supporting others with their educational attainment and professional development. I have skills in event planning, program management, research and analysis, and relationship building. In my professional life, I support a diverse team of researchers in ongoing investigative projects involving clinical trials.
My research focuses on suicide and mental health. With interdisciplinary training in the social sciences and lived experience in supporting a loved one through a suicidal period, I bring a unique perspective for understanding the actionable implications of supporting others through mental health crises. My other research interests include: stigma, public health, violent acts, youth and child development, children and families, education, urban sociology, and languages and cultures.
I was an Elon University grad living in Memphis, TN post-college. Then, I relocated to my home in the Old Line State in 2017. In 2018, I launched Charm City Spotlight to showcase the fascinating people that make up the heartbeat of Baltimore. In 2019, I more actively engaged my local network to make a collective impact through volunteer roles with Thread and the Patterson Park Neighborhood Association. During the COVID days of 2020, I took up knitting, and met the love of my life.
In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, running/biking/hiking and playing Ultimate Frisbee, or traveling for a conference or vacation. To spot me in an airport, I am identifiable by my mix-matched socks, my chattiness with strangers who may still be wearing headphones, or my boisterous laughter over unfunny puns.
I look forward to learning about your story. My favorite topics to chat about are suicide research, resume editing, social impact, child development, and cooking faux pas. What's important to you? Let me know in an email to taylormb[at]binnix.net.
I hope to hear from you soon :-]