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Leticia Manning Ryan, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital


  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Centers & Institutes



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-5251
Fax: 410-614-7339


Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Injury epidemiology; Injury prevention; Child health disparities


Dr. Leticia Manning Ryan is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include pediatric emergency medicine.

After receiving a medical degree with honors from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, Dr. Ryan trained in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where she held a faculty position prior to her appointment as an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Ryan’s research interests include injury epidemiology, injury prevention and child health disparities.

She received a K23 Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health to study the role of bone health in fractures in African-American children. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Vermont College of Medicine / MD (1999)


    • Children's National Medical Center / Pediatrics (2015)
    • Children's National Medical Center / Pediatrics (2015)


    • Children's National Medical Center / Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2015)


    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2009)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Ryan’s research focuses on childhood injury prevention and child health disparities. Since 2005 her work has been continuously supported by funding through the National Institutes of Health, including a K23 Career Development Award to study the role of bone health in fractures in African-American children.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Ryan LM, Teach SJ, Ezeibe U, Lall A, Wood R, Chamberlain JM. "Is high weight status associated with pediatric forearm fractures requiring anatomic reduction?" J Investig Med. 2015 Apr;63(4):649-52. doi: 10.1097/JIM.0000000000000185.

    Staple LE, O'Connell KJ, Mullan PC, Ryan LM, Wratney AT. "National survey of pediatric emergency medicine fellows on debriefing after medical resuscitations." Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]

    Ryan LM, Guagliardo M, Teach SJ, Wang J, Marsh JE, Singer SA, Wright JL, Chamberlain JM. "The association between fracture rates and neighborhood characteristics in Washington, DC, children." J Investig Med. 2013 Mar;61(3):558-63. doi: 10.231/JIM.0b013e318280a835.

    Ryan LM, Teach SJ, Singer SA, Wood R, Freishtat R, Wright JL, McCarter R, Tosi L, Chamberlain JM. "Bone mineral density and vitamin D status among African American children with forearm fractures." Pediatrics. 2012 Sep;130(3):e553-60. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-0134. Epub 2012 Aug 27.

    Ryan LM, Chamberlain JM, Singer SA, Wood R, Tosi LL, Freishtat RJ, Gordish-Dressman H, Teach SJ, Devaney JM. "Genetic influences on vitamin D status and forearm fracture risk in African American children." J Investig Med. 2012 Aug;60(6):902-6.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • K23 Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health
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