Leticia Manning Ryan, MD, MPH is a pediatrician specializing in pediatric emergency medicine and a clinical researcher at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, MD. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is board certified in both General Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Ryan received her medical degree with honors from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and a master’s degree in public health, with a concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics, from the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. She completed her clinical training (residency in pediatrics, chief residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine) from 1999-2006 at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC where she remained as a faculty member in the Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center from 2006-2013. Dr. Ryan’s research focuses on childhood injury prevention and child health disparities and has been supported by funding through the National Institutes of Health since 2007, including a K23 Career Development Award to study the role of bone health in fractures in African American children. She is a Co-Investigator on the Take Charge! 2: A Randomized Trial of Mentoring to Prevent Youth Violence funded by NIMHD at Johns Hopkins under the DC-Baltimore Research Center on Child Health Disparities.
She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research and the American Federation for Medical Research, where she is currently serving as Chair of the Eastern Region Council. Dr. Ryan has authored or co-authored more than thirty articles and book chapters in the fields of pediatric injury and emergency medicine.