D'Arcy Richardson

Quality & Innovation Officer

D’Arcy is a health professional with more than 18 years of experience in public health and TB program design, implementation and evaluation. She joined KNCV in April 2014 as a Senior Consultant and the Quality and Innovation Officer for Challenge TB. Prior to that, she served as TB Team Leader at the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) for six years, responsible for technical guidance and management oversight of all of PATH’s TB work in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe under two USAID funding mechanisms.

Her areas of expertise include TB program management and evaluation, policy development, national strategic plan and Global Fund concept note development, outbreak containment, community and private sector engagement, and training. She has conducted numerous project evaluations and national program reviews and has participated in international and national working groups, including the US Government’s TB/HIV working group, the International Standards for TB Care working group, the Stop TB DOTS Expansion Working Group/Public-Private Mix Core Group, and the WHO Global XDR-TB Task Force

She serves as a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, European Respiratory Journal, and WHO Bulletin. Previously, D'Arcy was a Johns Hopkins University Health and Child Survival Fellow assigned to USAID. She holds a Master of Science degree in nursing and is certified as a Registered Nurse, Public Health Nurse, and Clinical Nurse Specialist in community health.