Dr. Mercurio attended medical school at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University. She subsequently completed a Pediatrics Residency, followed by a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, at Brown University/Hasbro Children's Hospital. During fellowship, she also completed a certificate in clinical and translational research at the Brown University School of Public Health.
Dr. Mercurio’s current research interests include clinical artificial intelligence, pediatric critical illness, and substance use. She is core faculty in the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Brown University, as well as a post-doctoral research fellow in the T32 Program “HIV and Other Infectious Consequences of Substance Abuse” sponsored by the NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
She was awarded the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Rising Star Fellowship Award 2019, as well as the Rising Star Faculty Award in 2021, for clinical and research excellence.