Dr. Ranney is Chief Research Officer of AFFIRM Research (www.affirmresearch.org), the country’s leading non-profit committed to ending the gun violence epidemic through a public health approach. She is also a practicing emergency physician, Founding Director of the Brown Emergency Digital Health Innovation program, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Alpert Medical School, Brown University. Her career focus is on developing, testing, and disseminating digital health interventions to prevent violence and related behavioral health issues. She is currently Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator on 9 federally funded grants, and holds numerous national positions, including serving as an elected member of the Board of Directors of Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Chair of the Rhode Island Governor’s Work Group for Gun Safety, and editor for Annals of Emergency Medicine. She is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Aspen Health Innovators Fellowship and is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She has received 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 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 was previously a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cote d’Ivoire. She is active on Twitter @meganranney.