PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — After virtually twenty years at Brown School as a medical resident, graduate scholar, professor and academic chief, Dr. Megan L. Ranney has been named dean of the Yale College of Public Effectively being. Ranney will step down from her current operate as deputy dean of Brown’s College of Public Effectively being environment friendly July 1, 2023.
A excellent advocate with a world standing for progressive approaches to nicely being and affected particular person care, Ranney is a physician-scientist who has held faculty appointments at Brown’s Warren Alpert Medical College since 2008 and at Brown’s College of Public Effectively being since its inception in 2013. She is a coaching emergency physician, researcher and educator with a selected focus on intersections amongst digital nicely being, violence prevention and inhabitants nicely being.
Ranney is a primary public voice on urgent topics in nicely being and medicine ranging from COVID-19 to firearm hurt, to psychological nicely being, to working circumstances for nicely being care suppliers, offering expert analysis by means of testimony to Congress, appearances on broadcast info networks, op-eds in principal media retailers and steering for non-governmental organizations. Her career is distinguished by a deep dedication to working with victims and communities to deal with superior public nicely being and medical challenges, significantly those that burden members of historically underserved populations.
Ronald Aubert, interim dean of Brown’s College of Public Effectively being, talked about Ranney has been a excellent public nicely being chief at Brown, in Rhode Island and nationally, along with a loyal mentor and coach to aspiring physicians and public nicely being professionals discovering out on the School.
“Megan has been a tireless advocate for victims, school college students, fellow faculty and medical practitioners — and for advancing inventive ideas and approaches to public nicely being,” Aubert talked about. “Her scholarship has had a significant have an effect on on real-world factors going via victims, and she or he’s impressed and educated all people from school college students at Brown to of us all through the nation who rely on her expert analysis on nicely timed nicely being factors. She’s been a champion for the mission of the College of Public Effectively being, and we’re grateful for the in depth have an effect on she’s had on our neighborhood.”
Ranney bought right here to Brown in 2004, ending her medical residency in emergency treatment and a fellowship in Harm Prevention Evaluation. She has served as an attending physician on the Miriam Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital in Windfall since 2008, the 12 months she joined Brown’s Warren Alpert Medical College faculty throughout the Division of Emergency Medicine. She earned a grasp in public nicely being from Brown in 2010, and in 2013, turned an assistant professor throughout the Division of Effectively being Corporations, Protection and Apply throughout the College of Public Effectively being. She has since held instructional appointments in every faculties.
In 2019, Ranney turned the founding director of the Brown-Lifespan Coronary heart for Digital Effectively being, a center the place inventive minds from Brown and its affiliated hospital companions collaboratively design, test and deploy digital choices to challenges that impact the nicely being of victims and populations.
Ranney talked about she’ll depart for Yale with every good pleasure in regards to the alternate options ahead and lifelong recollections from Brown, the school she has known as dwelling for the upper part of twenty years.
“What an honor to have been part of this institution for 20 years, and to have been with the College of Public Effectively being since its formal inception and all via its journey,” Ranney talked about. “I am immensely grateful to my colleagues and lecturers in emergency treatment and on the College of Public Effectively being, and to President Christina Paxson, whose model of administration is part of what impressed me to maneuver into better education administration.”