Barbra Richardson, PhD

Dr. Barbra Richardson PhD
faculty member

Barbra Richardson, PhD

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

Fax: 206.667.4378
Mail Stop: M2-C200

Dr. Barbra Richardson is a biostatistician who specializes in methods to analyze data from clinical trials and observational studies involving HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. Her projects include developing methods for analyzing vaginal microbiome data to assess risk factors for acquisition of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. As a member of SCHARP, the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS Research and Prevention, she is the lead statistician on studies to evaluate microbicides, which are preventive agents for the sexual transmission of HIV-1.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Research Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington

Adjunct Research Professor, Global Health
University of Washington

Graduate Faculty, Biostatistics and Global Health
University of Washington


Ph.D., Biostatistics, University of California Los Angeles, 1993

M.S., Biostatistics, University of California Los Angeles, 1989

B.A., Mathematics, Pomona College, 1987

Current Projects

Developing methodology to analyze vaginal microbiome data

Lead statistician on a variety of studies of HIV and other infectious diseases

Lead statistician at SCHARP on studies of microbicides as preventive agents for sexual transmission of HIV-1

Find A Clinical Trial

Dr. Richardson in the News

Pregnancy doesn't boost HIV-1 risk

Hutch News - May 14, 2007

Partners in HIV prevention

Hutch News - February 03, 2005

For the Media

The Media Relations team at Fred Hutch is available to assist members of the news media who would like to arrange interviews with faculty.

Email or call 206.667.2210