Lisa C. Richardson, MD, MPH

Director, CDC’s Division,
Cancer Prevention and Control
Dr Richardson is the Director of CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. She is responsible for providing leadership and direction for all scientific, policy, and programmatic issues related to 4 national programs: the Colorectal Cancer Control Program, the National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, and the National Program of Cancer Registries. She oversees a well-developed research agenda that includes the national Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network.
Last modified: March 10, 2021