Dr. Adam Richards, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Health Advisory Committee
Dr. Adam Richards is an Assistant Professor at the UCLA Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research at UCLA. Adam applies his training in internal medicine, epidemiology and health services to develop measurement tools and evidence-based interventions to improve health equity through clinical and population-based participatory research. International areas of work include human resource development, malaria elimination and drug resistance, undernutrition, viral hepatitis, non-communicable disease, and health information systems that have quantified population-level exposure to human rights violations and their association with mortality, morbidity, and specific health outcomes. Adam has been a champion of health in Myanmar since 1992, and joined Community Partners International in 2001. Adam is board certified in internal medicine, and graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health before completing his postgraduate training in the Social Internal Medicine Program at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein School of Medicine in the South Bronx. He completed a PhD in Health Services Research at UCLA and was a Fellow of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and the American Heart Association Outcomes Research program. He serves on the Board of Physicians for Human Rights and began serving on CPI’s Board in 2010.