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Creighton School of Medicine Names New Head of Phoenix Regional Campus

Creighton University School of Medicine has named Randy Richardson, M.D., the associate dean of the Creighton University School of Medicine Regional Campus at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center.

In this position, Richardson will lead the schools academic programs, including strategic planning, resource allocation, implementation, evaluation and continuous improvement.

"Since the launch of the Phoenix regional campus for Creighton University School of Medicine in 2011 we have seen great teaching, research and education among faculty and students here at St. Joseph's," says Richardson. "With our full complement of 84 Creighton students aswell as students from other medical schools doing electives at our hospital, we are now the largest teaching hospital for third and fourth year medical students in the Phoenix metropolitan area. We look forward to continuing to develop our regional campus in collaboration with Creighton Univerity School of Medicine in Omaha."

Richardson has been a full-time faculty member at St Joseph's since 2005 and is very active in medical education. Previously he served as Assistant Dean for Medical Education of the Phoenix Regional Campus.

A graduate of Brigham Young University, Richardson went on to Loma Linda University School of Medicine.  He completed a Radiology residency at David Grant Medical Center in 1999 and fellowship in Pediatric Radiology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital in 2000.

Creighton University is a Jesuit, Catholic university bridging health, law, business and the arts and sciences for a more just world.