Richard B. Taylor, PhD
Richard B. Taylor, PhD, is a Director with The Chartis Group in the Chartis Oncology Solutions practice. During his 40+ years in cancer program consulting, Dr. Taylor has played an influential role in shaping the dialogue and the evolution of cancer program development. Since the early 1970s, Dr. Taylor has focused on bringing value and real-world solutions to clients’ unique business challenges by helping them leverage their strengths and find new opportunities in the competitive marketplace. He has helped healthcare organizations of all types and sizes by providing preeminent oncology expertise, including strategic planning, business transformations, physician integration, and system-wide cancer program implementations.
Previously, Dr. Taylor led Cancer CarePoint, Inc. as a Senior Partner and Co-Owner.
Dr. Taylor has had an influential role in shaping many notable milestones in the evolution of cancer care program development. He established the nation’s first free-standing radiation therapy center in Tucson, AZ, creating the model still used today.
Serving as an advisor to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Richard was instrumental in designing what became known as the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Centers Program evaluation criteria. He co-founded the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) and served as its director for the first year.
Dr. Taylor received his PhD in Business Administration, Master of Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.