Dr Megan A. Moreno, MD, MSEd, MPH is a Professor of Pediatrics and adjunct Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Moreno is Principal Investigator of the Social Media and Adolescent Health Research Team (SMAHRT); her research focuses on the intersection of technology and adolescent health. Dr. Moreno has authored over 180 research articles, she was a lead author on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement “Media Use Among School-aged Children and Adolescents”, and she is the Co-Medical Director for the AAP’s Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health.
In addition to research projects, SMAHRT also leads two research programs: 1) Technology and Adolescent Mental Wellness (TAM) program that has funded research, built a community of professionals around this topic and includes a TAM Youth Advisory Board who are integral to the program’s mission and function. 2) Summer Research Scholars program to provide adolescents exposure and experience in research in the area of adolescent health and social media as investigators.