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Megan Ranney

(Note: this bio was current at the time of website publication. For the most up-to-date biography for this individual, please consult Linkedin.) Megan Ranney is an emergency physician, researcher, and national advocate for innovative approaches to public health.She holds the Warren Alpert Endowed Professor of Emergency Medicine at Alpert Medical School of Brown University and is Founding Director of the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health. She is also the Associate Dean of Strategy & Innovation at the School of Public Health at Brown University. Her federally funded research focuses on developing, testing, and disseminating digital health interventions to prevent violence and mental illness.

Megan is the co-founder and Senior Strategic Advisor for AFFIRM at the Aspen Institute and President of the Board of She is a Fellow of the fifth class of Aspen’s Fellowship Program, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. Dr. Ranney has received numerous awards for technology innovation, public health, and research. She is a frequent media commentator on outlets ranging from CNN to the New York Times. 

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