DrPH, MPH, BSN, RN, FAAN
726 Broadway, 10th FloorNew York, NY 10003
Areas of Specialization
DrPH, 1980, Columbia University
MPH, 1973, Johns Hopkins University
BSN, 1967, University of Virginia
Dr. Richardson is currently on the Faculty Planning Group for the development of the Undergraduate joint degree in Global Public Health. Dr. Richardson was the Associate Dean for the Undergraduate program from 2004-2011 and was also director of the Center for Continuing Education in Nursing at NYU. In a previous role at NYU, Dr. Richardson was the Deputy Director of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation national program on swing-beds in rural hospitals. Dr. Richardson’s practice includes positions in a nursing home, in rural and urban health departments and in school health nursing.
Honors and Awards
2006, Alumna of the Year, University of Virginia, School of Nursing
2002, Service Award, The Steinhardt School of Education, New York University
1996, Zula Mae Baber Bice Memorial Lecture, University of Virginia School of Nursing
RN, New York
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
American Nurses Association
Member, Board of Directors, Isabella Geriatric Center, New York, NY
Member, Hermann Biggs Honorary Public Health Society
Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
Member, Committee on the Discharge of Homeless Persons with TB, New York Academy of Medicine
Member, Geriatric Committee, New York Academy of Medicine
Member, Task Force on Nursing Workforce Diversity, New York Academy of Medicine
New York State Nurses Association
Fellow, Penn Macy Institute to Advance Academic Nursing Practice
Member, Sigma Theta Tau Honorary Nursing Society, Upsilon Chapter
Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests
Leadership, Health Policy
(2008). Interdisciplinary leadership in nursing. In H. Feldman (Ed.), Nursing leadership: A concise encyclopedia, (pp. 311-314). New York: Springer.
(2004). Academic nursing practice models and related strategic issues. In L.K. Evans, & N.M Lang (Eds.), Academic nursing practice: Helping to shape the future of healthcare, (pp. 38-65). New York: Springer.
(2004). Rehab instead of prison: Drug courts provide opportunities for nurse practitioners. American Journal of Nursing, 104, 58-61.
(2000). The 1999 Helene Fuld Health Trust Fellowship. Promoting leadership development in undergraduate nursing students. Nursing Leadership Forum, 5, 52-56.
(1996). Substance abuse and public health in urban America: Analysis of costs in New York City. Current Issues in Public Health, 2, 91-100.
(1992). AIDS and long-term care: The use of services in an institutional setting. AIDS & Public Policy Journal, 7, 32-41.
(1987). Swing-beds: Current experience and future directions. Health Affairs, 6, 61-74. 10.1377/hlthaff.6.3.61.
(1987). The health plight of rural women. Women & Health, 12, 41-54.