Lisa Richardson, MD

Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Practitioner)

Image of Lisa Richardson, MD
Is this your profile? Click to edit


Lisa Richardson, MD, received her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine. Richardson is certified in General Pediatrics from the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Richardson is a member of the Society of Adolescent Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, Association of Black Women Physicians, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Richardson is a current board member of the Alcoholism Center for Women (ACW), an incorporated 501(c)3 organization with a mission to provide a safe and supportive sober environment in which women and youth can repair, restore, and reclaim their lives.

She currently is the Vice-Chair of DEI for the Department of Family Medicine which is a position that energizes her as she strives to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging through the principles of truth and justice, while building a community where every voice is heard, valued, and appreciated; where everyone can thrive.

Richardson also specializes in trans-care. Her pronouns are she, her, hers.


  • Trauma-informed measurement-based care for children: Implementation in diverse treatment settings Psychol Serv. 2020 Aug; 17(3):311-322. . View in PubMed
  • Quality of Life of Young Adult Survivors of Pediatric Burns Using World Health Organization Disability Assessment Scale II and Burn Specific Health Scale-Brief: A Comparison J Burn Care Res. 2015 Sep-Oct; 36(5):521-33. . View in PubMed
  • A high-fat diet supplemented with fish oil improves metabolic features associated with type 2 diabetes Nutrition. 2013 Sep; 29(9):1159-65. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of obesity on body image dissatisfaction and social integration difficulty in adolescent and young adult burn injury survivors J Burn Care Res. 2013 Jan-Feb; 34(1):102-8. . View in PubMed
  • The Niemann-Pick C1 gene is downregulated in livers of C57BL/6J mice by dietary fatty acids, but not dietary cholesterol, through feedback inhibition of the SREBP pathway J Nutr. 2012 Nov; 142(11):1935-42. . View in PubMed