Scientist and Author, My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a trained and published neuroanatomist. Her specialty was in the postmortem investigation of the human brain as it relates to schizophrenia and the severe mental illnesses. Because she has a brother who has been diagnosed with the brain disorder schizophrenia, Taylor served for three years on the board of directors of National NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) between 1994 and 1997. Currently she serves as president of the Greater Bloomington Affiliate of NAMI in Bloomington, Indiana.