Articles by: Susan Green

Remembering Ron Taylor: Mentor, Teacher, Friend

Remembering Ron Taylor: Mentor, Teacher, Friend

Charisma—we can’t always define it, but we know it when we see it. And by all accounts Ron Taylor was charismatic. A professor of microbiology and immunology at Geisel School of Medicine, Taylor died on March 26 at age 62 of a heart attack. His good-natured personality and intellectual assets, beloved by faculty, students, and staff alike, were well suited to academe.

Aaron Briggs and fellow Geisel School of Medicine Urban Scholars and Xavier University undergraduates in New Orleans serving lunch at Ozanam Inn, a homeless shelter.

Front Row, left to right: T'Yanna Jackson, Miyah Davis, Torhianna Haydel, and Sarah Ghabbour '19.   Back row, left to right: Courtney Hanlon '19, Timothy Harris '19, Aaron Briggs '19,  and Spencer McFarlane '19.

Aaron Briggs: It’s Personal

Whether as a mentor or philanthropist, Aaron Briggs ’19, believes those who are privileged have a responsibility to lend a helping hand to those less fortunate. As a first-year Geisel School of Medicine student, he’s bringing those interests together.