GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
Dr. Richardson is an infectious disease physician and critical medical anthropologist. He conducts biosocial research on epidemic disease in sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr. Richardson received his MD from Cornell University Medical College and his PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University. He completed residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center.
Dr. Richardson previously served as the clinical lead for Partners In Health’s Ebola response in Kono District, Sierra Leone, where he continues to conduct research on the social epidemiology of Ebola virus disease. He also worked as a clinical case management consultant for the WHO’s Ebola riposte in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo. His overall focus is on biosocial approaches to epidemic disease prevention, containment, and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. As part of this effort, he is chair of the Lancet Commission on Reparations and Redistributive Justice.
The Lancet. Global health, July 1, 2017
The Lancet. Global health, March 1, 2017
PLoS neglected tropical diseases, November 15, 2016
Medical education, November 1, 2016
The Journal of infectious diseases, September 28, 2016
Lancet (London, England), July 9, 2016
Health and human rights, June 1, 2016
Social science & medicine (1982), May 10, 2016
The New England journal of medicine, November 12, 2015
Journal of the International AIDS Society, June 27, 2014