Daniel Richardson, MD

Dr. Richardson is a third-year hematology and oncology fellow in the division of Hematology and Oncology and a second-year AHRQ postdoctoral research fellow. Prior to coming to UNC, he completed medical school and residency at The Ohio State University following a Masters in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics at Biola University. In conjunction with a clinical career in leukemia, his research focuses on cancer outcomes including unmet needs in cancer care, social and economic disparities, and physician and patient well-being. He also intends to explore ethical issues with oncology surrounding the physician-patient relationship, inequities in access and treatment, and the financial consequences of cancer care. His ongoing work at UNC involves exploring shared-decision making in newly diagnosed AML patients and understanding how smartphone technology can improve care delivery. His free time is often spent outside exploring NC with his family.