Therese S. Richmond, PhD, RN, FAAN
She is also Site PI in an NIH-funded study examining acute trauma as a portal to chronic pain.
recovery from serious injury.”
- PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1995
- MSN, Catholic University of America, 1982
- BSN, University of Delaware,, 1978
- Diploma, Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing, 1975
In her role as Associate Dean for Research & Innovation, Dr. Richmond helps shape the research and innovation-focused environment that is Penn Nursing. She facilitates systems to enhance research, scholarship, and innovation productivity. She led efforts to create a strategic vision for innovation at Penn Nursing - infusing new courses in the curriculum, developing a Penn Nursing Faculty Fellow in Innovation, and facilitating efforts to create new solutions to solve important problems.
A collaboration between nursing, medicine, and criminology, the Penn Injury Science Center brings together university, community, and government partners around injury and violence intervention programs with the greatest potential for impact. The center promotes and performs research, provides training, and translates scientific discoveries into practice and policy.
Dr. Richmond’s research examines the disparate impact of injury, violence and recovery on vulnerable populations. She works effectively across interdisciplinary teams. She works closely with colleagues funded by the US Department of Justice to study youth and school violence in Philadelphia. She works globally to study trauma recovery with colleagues from Australia and the United Kingdom and to train injury and violence scientists in Guatemala.
Selected Career Highlights
- Appointed to the Federal Advisory Committee to the Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services for National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030
Richmond, T.S., & Foman, M. (In Press). Firearm violence: A global priority for nursing science. Journal of Nursing Science
Culyba, A.J., Miller, E., Ginsburg, K.R., Branas, C.C., Guo, W., Fein, J.A., … Wiebe, D.J. (2018). Adult connection in assault injury prevention among male adolescents in low-resource urban environments. Journal of Urban Health, 95, 361-371.
Jacoby, S.F., Rich, J., Webster, J., & Richmond, T.S. (2018). ‘Sharing things with people that I don’t even know’: Help-seeking for psychological symptoms in injured Black men in Philadelphia. Ethnicity & Health, Published online 4/1/2018.
Ulrich, C.M., Zhou, Q., Ratcliffe, S.J., Knafl, K., Wallen, G.R., Richmond T.S., & Grady C. (2018). Development and preliminary testing of the perceived benefit and burden scales for cancer clinical trial participation. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 13, 230-238.
Giordano, N.A., Bader, C., Richmond, T.S., & Polomano, R.C. (2018). Complexity of the relationships of pain, post-traumatic stress & depression in combat-injured populations: An integrative review to inform evidence-based practice. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 15, 113-126.
Bruce, M.M., Kassam-Adams, N., Rogers, M., Anderson, K.M., Sluys, K.P., & Richmond, T.S. (2018). Trauma providers’ knowledge, views and practice of trauma-informed care. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 25, 131-138.
Jiang, T., Webster, J.L., Robinson, A., Kassam-Adams, N., Richmond, T.S. (2018). Emotional responses to unintentional and intentional traumatic injuries among urban Black men: A qualitative study. Injury, 49, 983-989.
Smith, R., Seamon, M.J., Kumar, V., Robinson, A., Shults, J., Reilly, P.M., & Richmond, T.S. (2018). Lasting impression of violence: Retained bullets and depressive symptoms. Injury, 49, 135-140.
Jacoby, S.F., Richmond, T.S., Holena, D.N., & Kaufman E.J. (2018). A safe haven for the injured? Urban trauma care at the intersection of healthcare, law enforcement, and race. Social Science & Medicine, 199, 115-122.
Flynn, K., Richmond, T.S., Branas, C., Wiebe, D.J. (2017). Neighborhood social trust and youth perceptions of safety during daily activities. Injury Prevention, Published online 10/7/2017.