Lisa C.Richardson, MD, MPH



Lisa C. Richardson, MD, MPH, works tirelessly for change and to break down barriers to good health. A medical oncologist by training, she has authored or coauthored more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles examining multi-sectoral approaches to improving cancer care access, delivery, and outcomes. She leads the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC), the largest unit within CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. As director of DCPC, she works with partners of all types and sizes to improve opportunities for everyone to live a long and healthy life. Under her leadership, DCPC’s four national programs – the Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, the National Program of Cancer Registries, the Colorectal Cancer Control Program, and the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program – are advancing research and evidence-based strategies to improve prevention and early detection of cancer; address health disparities and risk factors; affect meaningful change in the care and treatment of people living with cancer. Dr. Richardson also provides guidance for the Division’s research agenda that includes the National Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network.

"一个人的邮编比他们的遗传密码更能决定他们的健康。" -Lisa Richardson