Kelly 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, Addressing Homelessness and Substance Use in Emergency Department Patients. Active
Principal Investigator, Randomized Controlled Trial of Relay – NYC’s Nonfatal Overdose Response Program. Active


Doran KM, Johns E, Schretzman M, Zuiderveen S, Shinn M, Gulati R, Wittman I, Culhane D, Shelley D, Mijanovich T (2020).
Homeless shelter entry in the year after an emergency department visit: Results from a linked data analysis
Annals of Emergency Medicine, 76 (4), 462-467. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2020.03.006. PMCID: PMC7541602.

Gerber E, Gelberg L, Rotrosen J, Castelblanco D, Mijanovich T, Doran KM (2020).
Health-related material needs and substance use among emergency department patients
Substance Abuse, 41 (2), 196-202. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2019.1635960. PMCID: PMC6994322.

Freeman AL, Li T, Kaplan SA, Ellen IG, Gourevitch MN, Young A, Doran KM (2020).
Community health worker intervention in subsidized housing: New York City, 2016-2017
American Journal of Public Health, 110 (5), 689-692. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2019.305544. PMCID: PMC7144437.

Freeman AL, Mohan B, Lustgarten H, Sekulic D, Shepard L, Fogarty M, Kaplan SA, Doran KM (2020).
The development of health and housing consortia in New York City
Health Affairs, 39 (4), 631-638. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2019.01580.

Doran KM (2019).
Commentary: How can emergency departments help end homelessness? A challenge to social emergency medicine
Annals of Emergency Medicine, 74 (5S), S41-S44. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2019.08.442.


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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