Jill Bolte Taylor
About the Author
Jill Bolte Taylor is a neuroanatomist who teaches at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Bloomington, Indiana. She is the national spokesperson for the mentally ill for the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center (Brain Bank) and the consulting neuroantomist for the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute. Since 1993 she has been an active member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Her story has been featured on the PBS program Understanding Amazing Brain, among others. She was interviewed on NPR’s The Infinite Mind and ABC News, and was named one of the 100 of the World’s Most Influential People of 2008 by Time magazine.