Women in Science Speaker Series: Megan Ranney, MD and MPH Nicole Nugent, PhD

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Our Women in Science Speaker Series provides a powerful forum and supportive environment for emerging and advanced women leaders to share best practices, provide their insights and experience and offer advice on leadership and professional development.

Trailblazing leaders will discuss the personal and professional challenges they’ve faced and the obstacles they’ve overcome to achieve their success. The series is designed to educate, empower and inspire women to advance as leaders and change agents in Rhode Island and beyond.


Alyssa Boss, Partner, Cameron & Mittleman LLP

Alyssa Boss is a partner at Cameron & Mittleman, LLP where she focuses on corporate and healthcare law. Alyssa has over 20 years of corporate and healthcare law experiences, including as general counsel of a large nonprofit healthcare system.



Megan Ranney, MD, MPH

Megan Ranney, MD MPH, is a practicing emergency physician and researcher, focusing on the intersection between digital health, violence prevention, and public health. She is the founding Director of the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health. She is also Chief Research Officer for the American Foundation for Firearm Injury Reduction in Medicine, the country’s only non-profit committed to reducing firearm injury through the public health approach, and a founding partner of GetUsPPE.org, dedicated to matching donors to health systems in need of protective equipment.

Nicole Nugent, PhD

Nicole Nugent, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Pediatrics, and Emergency Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Nugent is a child clinical psychologist at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. She is Director of the Rhode Island Resilience Project and Associate Director of the Stress Trauma and Resilience (STAR) Institute as well as the Brown Lifespan Center for Digital Health.


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