Cincinnati College of Medicine
Director of Research,Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Carley Riley, MD, MPP, MHS, is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center within the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Riley aims to generate actionable knowledge to inform multi-sector interventions to foster creation of high well-being populations. She aims to encourage a paradigm shift in how health and heath creation are viewed, with research in healthcare and non-healthcare investments in health and well-being, including social determinants of health as a central feature, with projects from the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit to the community.
Dr. Riley is actively involved in multiple national endeavors and organizations. She is a lead investigator within the Well-being Research Team, an academic-industry research collaboration between Yale University Center on Outcomes Research and Evaluation and Healthways, Inc. Within the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Dr. Riley is currently a member of the 100 Million Healthier Lives Metrics Hub, as well as a 100 Million Healthier Lives Measurement Advisor. In her work with the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), she serves as chair of the AAP Section on Critical Care Subcommittee on Member Engagement and Mentorship, as well as a member of the AAP Measurement Alignment and Strategic Selection (MASS) Work Group. Dr. Riley is also a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Impact of Violent Injuries in the ICU Task Force. Locally, Dr. Riley serves on the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center World Sepsis Day Committee.
Dr. Riley received a Bachelor of Arts in English literature and a medical doctorate from Northwestern University, a Master of Public Policy from UCLA, and a Master of Health Science from Yale University. She completed General Pediatric Residency and Chief Residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and pediatric critical care fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Riley was a scholar with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at Yale University from 2013 to 2015.