Exploring Digital Health Technology to Maximize Health & Eliminate Disparities (Registration Now Open)

December 22, 12:00pm, EST - 1:00pm, EST

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COVID-19 turbocharged digital health in 2020 with investment in digital technology (telehealth, wearables, apps, social media, and other innovations) skyrocketing to meet the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

Save the date December 22nd for a webinar presentation by Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, FACEP, Founding Director of the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health and Professor of Emergency Medicine to share some of the latest news and developments impacting health patients, communities, and practitioners through digital innovation.

Dr. Ranney is the Warren Alpert Endowed Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Founding Director of the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health. Dr. Ranney’s career focus is on developing, testing, and disseminating digital health interventions to prevent violence and mental illness. She has had continuous external funding from NIH, PCORI, and foundation grants for a decade, and has over 120 peer-reviewed publications. She serves multiple national leadership roles, including as Chief Research Officer of AFFIRM Research (http://www.affirmresearch.org), the country’s leading non-profit committed to ending the gun violence epidemic through a non-partisan public health approach, and qs President of the Board of GetUsPPE.org, a start-up non-profit that is delivering donated personal protective equipment to those who need it most. She is an editor for Annals of Emergency Medicine, a Fellow of the fifth class of the Aspen Institute’s Health Innovators Fellowship Program, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She has received numerous awards for technology innovation, public health, and research, including Rhode Island Woman Physician of the Year and the American College of Emergency Physicians’ Policy Pioneer Award. She is also a frequent media commentator on outlets ranging from CNN to the New York Times regarding the value of a national public health strategy.

Dr. Ranney earned her bachelor’s degree in History of Science, graduating summa cum laude, from Harvard University; her medical doctorate, graduating Alpha Omega Alpha, from Columbia University; and her master's in public health from Brown University. She completed her residency in Emergency Medicine and a fellowship in Injury Prevention Research at Brown University. She was previously a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cote d'Ivoire. She lives in Rhode Island with her husband and two children. She is active on Twitter @meganranney.

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