Ryan W. Carroll, M.D., M.P.H.(2002)

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Ryan W. Carroll, M.D., M.P.H., is a Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM) physician and member of the faculty of the Pediatric Critical Care Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, MA. He is also an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.

Previously, Dr. Carroll served as the Uganda program director for the Global Health Collaborative during which he spent 25% of his year in the United States and the rest abroad, where he oversaw 100 staff and researchers, 15 research projects, 14 departmental partnership development programs, and more than 150 research and development visitors each year. He also served as a medical consultant for MGH’s Consortium for Affordable Medical Technology (CAMTech), assisting in the design of medical devices for low- and middle-income countries, primarily India and Uganda.

Dr. Carroll returned to Boston in January 2018, and continues to serve as an attending physician with the MGH PICU, teaching and mentoring pediatric residents and pediatric critical care fellows. His global health efforts include a pediatric ICU development project with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Lebanon, a pediatric CPAP implementation project with MSF in Liberia, a CPAP development project with partners in Uganda and India, and a TB diagnostic hardware development project with MSF/Epicentre and the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) in Uganda.

Ryan is now the Director of Global Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MGH, pursuing projects aimed at developing and assessing respiratory support devices and therapeutics for low resource settings and domestically.

Previously, Dr. Carroll spent 10 years investigating the pathophysiology of cerebral malaria, doing basic science research in the U.S., and working clinically in Malawi and Uganda. He graduated with the charter class of MSIH in 2002.

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