Associate Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Eugene Richardson, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Global Heath and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received his MD from Cornell University Medical College and his PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and 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 conducted mixed-methods research projects related to the 2014-16 Ebola outbreak. His overall focus is on biosocial approaches to epidemic disease prevention and containment in sub-Saharan Africa. He has worked as a World Bank consultant for HIV prevention in Swaziland and as research scientist at the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, South Africa.