Dr. Kimberlei Richardson
Dr. Kimberlei Richardson earned her BS (Chemistry, 1996) and PhD (Pharmacology, 2003) from Howard University. Dr. Richardson conducted postdoctoral training in neuropharmacology at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). She was the recipient of the Grass Foundation Fellowship, the American Psychological Association Neuroscience Fellowship, and the MUSC award for outstanding research. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Howard University College of Medicine and has been awarded over half a million dollars in research funding from the National Institutes of Health and private foundations. Dr. Richardson is devoted to increasing the number of minorities in biomedical research and volunteers as a motivated speaker in the Prince George’s County School system and in Washington, DC. She also volunteers for Kingdom Citizens Youth Empowerment, Inc. (based in Prince George’s County) and Women as Change Agents, an organization to mentor Howard University students.