Physician Assistant Program - Jacksonville

Faculty and Staff

Denise Richardson

Denise RichardsonDenise joined the Physician Assistant Program - Jacksonville in July 2008. As the Academic Support Coordinator, she assists the Academic Director and handles student files. She also coordinates the medical supply inventory and curriculum materials.

She has been an employee of Nova Southeastern University since the fall of 1996. She first started as the Receptionist in the Occupational/Physical Therapy Department where she remained for 2 years. She transferred to the Engineer and Maintenance Department and filled that position to accommodate the faculty, staff, and employees of the Health Professions Division until the department was closed in 2007. She then decided to transfer to the College of Health Care Sciences and joined the RN to BSN Nursing Department and became the Support Coordinator for 15 months until she moved and took the position of the Academic Support Coordinator in Jacksonville. Denise also has a back ground career of 25 years as a Dental Assistant in Periodontal Dentistry.

Denise also enjoys working part-time in the retail industry. She has worked over 17 years in seasonal retail for companies such as Luria's, Service Merchandise, Ralph Lauren, Pier 1 Imports, and Dell.

Denise lives in Jacksonville with her dog, Peaches. Denise is a mother of 3 sons; She has 4 grandsons, and one granddaughter.