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Mary Richardson

Professor Emeritus, Health Systems and Population Health

Research Interests

management, quality improvement, disability, chronic conditions,373593


Mary Richardson was director of the MHA Program from 1990-2000. She was also Co-Director of the Center for Disability Policy and Research examining health and health care services for persons with chronic conditions and disabilities. Dr. Richardson serves on the Accrediting Commission for Education in Health Services Administration (ACHESA) and is past Chair of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA). She also served (1989-1990) as the Kennedy Fellow in Public Policy, working for U.S. Senator Tom Harkin on health and disability policy.


PhD Health Services Admin, University of Washington, 1984
MHA Health Services Admin, University of Washington, 1978