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 Nicely being. Ranney will step down from her current perform as deputy dean of Brown’s College of Public Nicely being environment friendly July 1, 2023.
A distinguished advocate with a world recognition for contemporary approaches to nicely being and affected individual care, Ranney is a physician-scientist who has held college appointments at Brown’s Warren Alpert Medical College since 2008 and at Brown’s College of Public Nicely being since its inception in 2013. She is a coaching emergency physician, researcher and educator with a particular take care of intersections amongst digital nicely being, violence prevention and inhabitants nicely being.
Ranney is a primary public voice on urgent issues in nicely being and medicines ranging from COVID-19 to firearm harm, to psychological nicely being, to working conditions for nicely being care suppliers, offering expert analysis by means of testimony to Congress, appearances on broadcast data networks, op-eds in essential media retailers and steering for non-governmental organizations. Her occupation is distinguished by a deep dedication to working with victims and communities to take care of difficult public nicely being and medical challenges, significantly individuals who burden members of historically underserved populations.
Ronald Aubert, interim dean of Brown’s College of Public Nicely being, talked about Ranney has been a excellent public nicely being chief at Brown, in Rhode Island and nationally, along with a faithful mentor and coach to aspiring physicians and public nicely being professionals discovering out on the School.
“Megan has been a tireless advocate for victims, faculty college students, fellow college and medical practitioners — and for advancing creative ideas and approaches to public nicely being,” Aubert talked about. “Her scholarship has had an enormous have an effect on on real-world factors going by way of victims, and she or he’s impressed and educated everyone from faculty college students at Brown to people all through the nation who depend on her expert analysis on nicely timed nicely being factors. She’s been a champion for the mission of the College of Public Nicely being, and we’re grateful for the in depth have an effect on she’s had on our group.”
Ranney obtained right here to Brown in 2004, ending her medical residency in emergency medicine and a fellowship in Injury 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 college 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 Nicely being Suppliers, Protection and Apply throughout the College of Public Nicely 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 Nicely being, a center the place creative minds from Brown and its affiliated hospital companions collaboratively design, check out 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 regarding the alternate options ahead and lifelong recollections from Brown, the faculty she has generally 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 Nicely being since its formal inception and all by way of its journey,” Ranney talked about. “I am immensely grateful to my colleagues and lecturers in emergency medicine and on the College of Public Nicely being, and to President Christina Paxson, whose model of administration is part of what impressed me to maneuver into higher coaching administration.”