Therese Richmond, PhD, CRNP, FAAN the Andrea B. Laporte Endowed Chair will receive the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Award.
Dr. Richmond is nationally and internationally recognized for her research in post-injury disability and firearm violence and for addressing the interaction between physical injury, age, and the psychological aftermath of the injury to improve recovery after traumatic injury. She is the co-founder, and served as Research Director for more than 10 years, of the Firearm & Injury Center at Penn
Dr. Richmond holds a secondary appointment as Professor of Nursing in Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine
, is the Research Core Co-Director for the Philadelphia Collaborative Violence Prevention Center
; is a Senior Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
; a Fellow at the Jerry Lee Center for Criminology
and the Center for Public Health Interest at Penn. She is the Director of the Hillman Scholars Program
in Nursing Innovation, an integrated BSN-PhD program.
Dr. Richmond will be presented with the award at the 24th International Nursing Research Congress on July 22-26, 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic.