Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, FACEP, has been named co-chair of Rhode Island’s Gun Safety Working Group by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. Dr. Ranney is associate professor of emergency medicine at Rhode Island Hospital and the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence. She will lead the group with James Manni, Narragansett town manager and a former Rhode Island state police major.
The working group includes individuals from the law enforcement, mental health, not-for-profit, public policy, and education communities and is charged with developing recommendations to counteract the gun violence epidemic.