Megan Ranney, MD, MPH

Founding Director, Emergency Digital Health Innovation, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University-Lifespan

Dr. Ranney is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital/Alpert Medical School of Brown University; Director and Founder of the Brown Emergency Digital Health Innovation program (; and Director of Special Projects in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Ranney’s career focus is on developing, testing, and disseminating digital health interventions for high-risk emergency department patients. She is currently Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on 7 federally funded grants and has over 90 peer-reviewed publications. She holds a number of national positions, including serving as an elected member of the Board of Directors of Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and as an editor for Annals of Emergency Medicine. She also leads courses for undergraduates and medical students at Brown University. She has received numerous awards for technology innovation, public health, and research.