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Randi  Smith

Assistant Professor

Jointly Appointed, Behavioral/Social/Health Educ

Dr. Smith received her MD degree from the University of California San Francisco, and her MPH from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She completed her general surgery residency at the University of California San Francisco, and her fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Smith serves as a trauma surgeon, emergency/elective general surgeon, and surgical critical care intensivist at Grady Memorial Hospital. Her special interests include violence prevention, injury prevention, clinical outcomes, and the use of ultrasound in critical care.

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Areas of Interest

  • Clinical Trials
  • Injury & Violence Prevention


  • MD 2008, University of California San Francisco
  • MPH 2006, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Affiliations & Activities

Honors and Awards

  • Kwan Global Health Project Fund Award, UCSF, 2012

  • Surgery Resident Research Award, UCSF, 2013

  • Resident Research Award, Society of Black Academic Surgeons, 2013

  • Administrative Chief Resident, UCSF, 2014-2015

  • Pilot Grant Recipient, University of Pennsylvania Injury Science Center, 2016

  • Associate Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Center for Public Health Initiatives, 2016

  • Administrative Trauma Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2017

Current Organizational Memberships

  • Society of Black Academic Surgeons

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine

  • Eastern Association of Surgery for Trauma