Dr Richter is the J Marion Sims Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urology & Geriatrics at University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is Research Director of the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, as well as Director of the Urogynecology Care and Genitorectal Disorders Clinics and Ambulatory Clinics. She is past President of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons and currently serves as an Editor of International Urogynecology Journal.
She was the Principal Investigator of the NIDDK-sponsored Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network and, currently PI of the NICHD-sponsored Pelvic Floor Disorders Network. She oversees other NIH and industry sponsored research. She was also the recipient of a mid-career award (K24-NIDDK) in patient oriented pelvic floor research and mentors many investigators. Dr Richter has received numerous awards and is involved in didactic and research initiatives with residents, medical students, and fellows.
She has a strong interest in treating vesicovaginal fistulas and has visited Africa regularly over the past 12 years, as well as serving on the Board of Directors to the World Wide Fistula Fund. In 2010, the National Association for Continence acknowledged the UAB as the first Center of Excellence in the United States, which was recently renewed in 2014 for 5 years.
Prof Holly E Richter declared on the Tuesday 28th March 2017 that they had the following existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations:
- Research grant