Victoria E. Richards, MAS, PhD
- Education and Training
BS, Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine
MAS, Biology and Chemistry, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
PhD, Pharmacology and Toxicology, The University of Arizona, Tucson
Postdoctoral Fellow/Scholar, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Postdoctoral Fellow/Scholar, Department of Comparative Physiology, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Postdoctoral Fellow/Scholar, Department of Pharmacology, Midwestern University
Dr. Victoria Richards has devoted her career to curriculum development and educating medical students about pharmacology and toxicology. Her educational research interests include developing pharmacology competencies in an integrated medical curriculum, patient safety, prescribing inequities, and neuropharmacology. Dr. Richards has developed educational and assessment and evaluation materials and presented this information to fellow educators.
- Prior Positions (selected)
- 2009-2011Assistant Professor, Department of Basic SciencesSchool of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona, A.T. Still University, Mesa, Arizona2011-2012Adjunct InstructorArizona School of Health Sciences, Mesa, Arizona2011-2013Assistant Professor, Department of Medical SciencesFrank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut2013Director of Curriculum Management/ Student AssessmentFrank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut2013-presentMemberAmerican Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics2013-presentMemberNational Association of Medical Minority Educators2013-2014Co-ChairLCME Task Force Section II (Educational Program) for Provisional Accreditation, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University2013-2017Associate Professor, Department of Medical SciencesFrank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University2013-2017Director of AssessmentFrank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University2015-2016Co-ChairLCME Task Force Standards 6–9 for Full Accreditation, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University2016-presentMemberAmerican College of Clinical Pharmacology
- Publications (selected)
Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
Richards VE, Chau B, White MR, McQueen CA. Hepatic gene expression and lipid homeostasis in C57Bl/6 mice exposed to hydrazine or acetylhydrazine. Toxicol Sci 2004 Nov;82(1):318-32.
Arias HR, Richards VE, Ng D, Ghafoori ME, Le V, Mousa V. Role of non-neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in angiogenesis. Int J Biochem Cell Biol 2009 Jul;41(7):1441-51.
Herbst J, Richards VE, Schramm M, Mattie A. First Amendment Protection of Evidence-Based Promotion of Prescription Drugs: A Study of Published Clinical Evidence Supporting Off Label Promotion in the US. Pharm Med 2017 Oct; 31(5):309-315
Kim J, Richards V, Cassel C. Have We Overengineered Undergraduate Medical Education? Creating an “educational home” to teach patient-centered foundational sciences. In preparation