Kelly M. Doran, MD, MHS
Twitter: @kellymdoran

NYU Langone Health - Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
NYU Langone Health - Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health
MD, Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
MHS, Health Services Research, Yale University
BA, Sociology, Harvard College
Research Interests
Homelessness, Social determinants of health, Emergency department use, Health service use, Substance use, Medicaid
Kelly Doran is an emergency physician and Assistant Professor in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health. Dr. Doran studies how health care systems can better address homelessness and other social determinants of health. She has been active in homelessness related work and research since working at a student-run homeless shelter as an undergraduate at Harvard College. Dr. Doran attended medical school at the University of Michigan, completed a residency in emergency medicine at NYU-Bellevue, and earned a master’s degree in health sciences as a RWJF Clinical Scholar at Yale University. She works clinically in the emergency department at Bellevue Hospital Center.
Principal Investigator, Crisis Response, Durable Lessons: A Mixed Methods Examination of a Large-Scale Hoteling Intervention for People Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Active
Principal Investigator, Implementation of Overdose Prevention Practices in Permanent Supportive Housing. Active
Principal Investigator, Addressing Homelessness and Substance Use in Emergency Department Patients. Completed
Principal Investigator, Randomized Controlled Trial of Relay – NYC’s Nonfatal Overdose Response Program. Completed


Doran KM, Welch AE, Jeffers A, Kepler KL, Chambless D, Cowan E, Wittman I, Regina A, Chang TE, Parraga S, Tapia J, Diaz C, Gwadz M, Cleland CM, McNeely J (2023).
Study protocol for a multisite randomized controlled trial of a peer navigator intervention for emergency department patients with nonfatal opioid overdose
Contemporary Clinical Trials, 126, 107111. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2023.107111.

Kumar SL, Calvo-Friedman A, Freeman AL, Fazio D, Johnson AK, Seiferth F, Clapp J, Davis NJ, Schretzman M, Springer B, Arcilla HN, Kaplan SA, Berry CA, Doran KM (2023).
An unconditional cash transfer program for low-income New Yorkers affected by COVID-19
Journal of Urban Health, 100 (1), 16-28. doi: 10.1007/s11524-022-00693-9. PMCID: PMC9555690.

Fazio D, Zuiderveen S, Guyet D, Reid A, Lalane M, McCormack RP, Wall SP, Shelley D, Mijanovich T, Shinn M, Doran KM (2022).
ED-Home: Pilot feasibility study of a targeted homelessness prevention intervention for emergency department patients with drug or unhealthy alcohol use
Academic Emergency Medicine, 29 (12), 1453-1465. doi: 10.1111/acem.14610.

Gallagher TH, Doran KM, Samuels EA, McCormack RP (2022).
The perceived impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the social needs of adult emergency department patients
Health Equity, 6 (1), 610-615. doi: 10.1089/heq.2022.0015.

Byrne T, Hoang M, Montgomery AE, Johns E, Shinn M, Mijanovich T, Culhane D, Doran KM (2022).
Performance of 2 single-item screening questions to identify future homelessness among emergency department patients
JAMA Network Open, 5 (8), e2226691. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.26691. PMCID: PMC9379745.


Doran KM, Misa EJ, Shah NR (2013).
Housing as health care — New York’s boundary-crossing experiment
New England Journal of Medicine, 369 (25), 2374-2377. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1310121.

Doran KM, Raven MC, Rosenheck RA (2013).
What drives frequent emergency department use in an integrated health system? National data from the Veterans Health Administration
Annals of Emergency Medicine, 62 (2), 151-159. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.02.016.

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