Richardson is a professor at the Institute for Prevention Research, at
the Keck School of Medicine.
What kind of research
do you conduct?
I conduct research on behavioral issues
relevant to chronic disease. This includes compliance with
treatment regimens for persons with HIV or cancer,
prevention of HIV transmission on the part of HIV infected
persons, early detection of cancer, prevention of asthma
among children, impact on HIV or cancer or asthma on quality
a typical semester, how many undergraduates do you work
with? What kind of research activities do the undergraduate
Typically just one. Their duties
include library research, resource management, study
materials organization, and training support.
What are some
of your recent undergraduate projects?
Two students designed a resource directory
for HIV positive patients including sources of care and
support in the area and information sources on the web.