Daniel L. Richardson received his bachelors, masters and PhD degrees from Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine in Pharmacology and Pharmocognosy. He is a prominent expert in nutrition and botanical medicine having given several seminars around the world to all areas of the health care professions. He is a Diplomate in the American Association of Nutrition Consultants, and is a Certified Nutrition Consultant. He is professor and chair of the department of nutrition and biochemical therapeutics and the department of undergraduate studies at the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois as well as professor of nutrition and dean of students at the Chicago National College of Naprapathy. Doctor Richardson has had advanced training in phytochemicals and botanical medicine and in sports medicine nutrition. He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Naprapathy for his work for the Naprapathic profession.
Dr. Richardson is on the Post Doctorate Faculty at National University of Health Sciences, Logan College of Chiropractic and the Continuing Education University. His list of post graduate topics include all areas of nutrition, pharmacology, pharmacognosy, drug interactions, drug-induced nutrient depletions, nutrition for sports physician certification program and nutrition for the Diplomate in Sports Medicine for chiropractic physicians. He has spoken on these and other topics both in this country and in Europe. He has made several appearances on radio and television as an expert on topics in nutrition, botanical medicine, pharmacognosy and pharmacology. He has received many awards for excellence in his presentations from his students and his peers.
His other area of interest is as Medical Director for the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps from Rockford, Illinois, where he also was a member as a college student. He currently sits on the board of directors of Phantom Regiment as well as an associate board member of several hospitals and universities. Dr. Richardson is also on the faculty of Florida State University as a guest lecturer and adjunct professor.
He is a member of the Federation of the Society of Experimental Biologists, the American Botanical Counsel, the American Association of Nutrition Consultants and the DARE Program for the City of Chicago. He is a Member of the American Chiropractic Association and a member of the alumni association of the National College of Naprapathic Medicine, where he serves as Vice President.
He is the author of several research papers on nutrition and pharmacology and is a contributing author of several textbooks. He is also a nutrition consultant for several clinical practices in the Northern Illinois area.
He has been honored by Who's Who Among American Teachers, Strathmore's Who's Who and Empire's Who's Who for excellence in leadership role.