Tailyn Walborn (Pre-Health Professions Advisor)

Mallory-Wilson Center Faculty/Staff Recognition Award Recipient

  • Assistant Director and Pre-Health Professions Advisor in the Mallory-Wilson Center for Healthcare Education
  • Advises students across varying majors who are interested in healthcare professions
  • Teaches PMD 101 amd PMD 301 to many pre-health students
  • Developed Health Careers Week to enhance the education of undergraduates interested in healthcare-relate careers
I am just blown away by Miami students! They start nonprofits on their own, they travel to different countries to shadow and help in poor clinics, and they understand that wanting to work in healthcare doesn't mean that you just help people, it means there's something connecting them to those people.”

The 2019-20 awardee of the Mallory-Wilson Center Faculty/Staff Recognition Award is Ms. Tailyn Walborn, the Assistant Director and Pre-Health Professions Advisor of the Mallory-Wilson Center at Miami University. This award was established by the Mallory-Wilson Center Board of Directors in 2014 to honor one Miami University faculty or staff person each year who demonstrated outstanding dedication and commitment to undergraduate pre-medical training.The Mallory-Wilson Center Student Advisory Board solicits nominations for the award from graduating seniors and then select the awardee from nominations received.

Tailyn received two nominations from graduating seniors, who described her great impact on students in Miami’s pre-health community. Here are a few excerpts from her nomination:

“Every time I've met with Ms. Walborn, she has been realistic, and knows what she's talking about regarding classes.  She always gets my appointment scheduled quickly, she has a flexible schedule and she listens to what I have to say regarding professors and classes I'm in.”

“She's very organized and does her advising job well, she has been the main advisor I rely on, and I appreciate the ease of meeting with her.”

“Ms. Walborn is an exceptional representation of what is means to be a Miami faculty member. From day one she has gone above and beyond to help support me on my path to becoming a Physician Assistant. As a first-year student I felt as though I could always come to her if I didn't know how to navigate something. She provided me with many tools that made me feel confident in my transition to Miami. Ms. Walborn was extremely dedicated to making sure I had what I needed as a student to be successful. I am extremely grateful and impressed with the individual attention I was given. Her devotion to helping students is clear and I feel that her hard work should be recognized.”

Her nomination clearly demonstrated to the Mallory-Wilson Center Student Advisory Board that Tailyn Walborn is a wonderful asset to Miami’s pre-health students and a very deserving recipient of this year’s Faculty/Staff Recognition Award.

Congratulations to Tailyn on earning this student honor, and the Mallory-Wilson Center thanks you for working to enhance the Pre-health experience at Miami!

[August 2020]