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


Jurewicz A, Padgett DK, Ran ZW, Castelblanco DG, McCormack RP, Gelberg L, Shelley D, Doran KM (2021).
Social relationships, homelessness, and substance use among emergency department patients
Substance Abuse [Epub 2021 Sep 29]. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2021.1975869.

Estrella A, Scheidell J, Khan M, Castelblanco D, Mijanovich T, Lee DC, Gelberg L, Doran KM (2021).
Cross-sectional analysis of food insecurity and frequent emergency department use
Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 22 (4), 911-918. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2021.3.50981.

De Marchis EH, Ettinger de Cuba SA, Chang L, Sheward RS, Doran KM, Gottlieb LM, Cohen AJ, Fleegler EW, Sandel MT (2021).
Screening discordance and characteristics of patients with housing-related social risks
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 61 (1), e1-e12. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2021.01.027.

Han BH, Doran KM, Krawczyk N (2021).
National trends in substance use treatment admissions for opioid use disorder among adults experiencing homelessness
Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment [Epub 2021 May 29]. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108504.

Gerber E, Gelberg L, Cowan E, Mijanovich T, Shelley D, Gulati R, Wittman I, Doran KM (2021).
Health-related social needs among emergency department patients with HIV
AIDS and Behaviior, 25 (6), 1968-1974. doi: 10.1007/s10461-020-03126-3.


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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