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Eric S Richardson

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests


Innovation, Medical Device Design, Design Ethnography, Design Pedagogy, Global Health Technologies, Entrepreneurship.

Selected Grants


Kern Foundation (KEEN) Annual Supplement 2023

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Kern Family Foundation · 2020 - 2025

Data-driven Approaches to Healthcare Provider Resilience & Burnout during COVID-19

Clinical TrialCo Investigator · Awarded by Department of Defense · 2021 - 2023

The Duke Design Health Fellows Program

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by VentureWell · 2019 - 2023

External Relationships


  • Alleviant Medical
  • Datumsure
  • Fulbright Scholarship Program
  • International society for translational cardiac research
  • Intuitap Medical
  • Alleviant Medical
  • Datumsure
  • Fulbright Scholarship Program
  • International society for translational cardiac research
  • Intuitap Medical
  • iSolace, inc

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported outside activities with the companies, institutions, or organizations listed above. This information is available to institutional leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts of interest.