Danielle Ramo, PhD  

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Danielle Ramo is a clinical psychologist, research scientist and adjunct professor at UC San Francisco, with expertise in digital interventions for adolescent substance use and mental health. Before joining BeMe, Dr. Ramo was Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Francisco, where her research focused on how to make interventions most effective for young people through technology. She then went to Hopelab, where she worked directly with teens to design digital interventions and evaluate their efficacy. Dr. Ramo has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications and multiple book chapters in the areas of adolescent substance use and mental health. She has received grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, and the California Tobacco-Related Diseases Research Program. Dr. Ramo writes and speaks widely about teen mental health in the digital age, including a Psychology Today blog From Z to Alpha about supporting teens through technology. She is a Bay Area-based mom of two teens and one soon-to-be-teen.