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Michael Taylor, MD, Pediatrics, Birmingham, AL, Children's of Alabama


Pediatrics Birmingham, AL

Child Abuse Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics, Director, Child Abuse Pediatrics Division, UAB School of Medicine & Children's of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35233

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Education & Training

  • University of Alabama Medical Center
    University of Alabama Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 1976 - 1979
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    University of Louisville School of MedicineClass of 1976
  • University of Kentucky
    University of KentuckyBSc, With High Distinction, 1973

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 1977 - 2024
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 2013 - 2017
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1979 - 1998
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 1988 - 1992
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Child Abuse Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • AMA Physician’s Recognition Award with Commendation AMA, 2023
  • Helfer Member Ray E. Helfer Society, 2010
  • Best Clinical Instructor Tuscaloosa Campus, Argus Society Awards University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2009
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Child sexual abuse exam results in west Alabama  
    Taylor MA, Higginbotham JC, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 6/20/2019
  • Atypical accessory intraparietal sutures mimicking complex fractures in a neonate  
    Eklund MJ, Carver KC, Stalcup ST, Riemer ED, Taylor MA, Hill JG, Clinical Imaging, 7/1/2016
  • Penile and scrotal swelling mimicking child abuse  
    Balevic S, Taylor M, Amaya M, Clin Pediatr, 1/1/2013
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  • Poster presentation: Should be we be performing skeletal surveys in infants with FTT
    Taylor MA, 2012 Helfer Society Annual Conference, Austin, TX, 3/26/2012
  • Sexual Abuse in West Alabama: A prospective case study.
    Taylor MA, Research Seminar Series presentation, Carrel Room, Capstone Medical Center, Tuscaloosa, AL, 10/13/1998


  • Child Abuse Past & Present: a history of children’s rights. 
    Columbia, SC - 8/16/2013
  • Part 1: Medical Evaluation of Physical Abuse & Neglect. Part 2: Medical Evaluation of Sexual Abuse. 
    Bevill State Community College, Hamilton, AL - 4/6/2012
  • Medical Examinations for Child Abuse Cases 
    Marriott Grand Hotel, Point Clear, AL - 10/14/2011
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  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. 
    Taylor MA, Alabama Child Death Review System, 2003 Annual Report
  • Newborn and Infant Care Manual. A patient care manual written and approved for use by the Family Medicine and Pediatric departments of the University Medical Center fo... 
    Taylor MA
  • Capstone Medical Center Pediatric Clinic Operations Manual 
    Taylor MA
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