Dr Erica Richardson BA MSocSc PhD

Honorary Research Fellow (30/09/12)

Erica Richardson's Background

After graduating in Russian Language and Literature, I moved into the social sciences gaining an MSocSci and PhD in Russian and East European Studies all from the University of Birmingham, UK.  I continued to develop the focus of my thesis on drugs policy and prevention programmes in the Russian Federation as a Research Fellow in the Centre for Russian, Eurasian and European Studies (CREES), University of Birmingham. After working as a Research Fellow on a European Commission project in the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), University of Sheffield, I joined LSHTM to work in the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies in 2005.

Erica Richardson's Affiliation

Erica Richardson's Teaching

Seminar leader on "Issues in Public Health"

Erica Richardson's Research

I am based at ECOHOST.  My research interests focus on the development of health systems, health policy and health education in the countries of the former Soviet Union. 

Research areas

  • Health care policy
  • Health promotion
  • Health systems


  • Policy analysis
  • Political science
  • Sociology


  • Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)


  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Georgia
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Russian Federation
  • Ukraine
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