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


Routhier G, Shover CL, DiPietro B, League K, Thorpe LE, Doran KM (2022).
COVID-19 public health data reporting and homelessness: Challenges and future directions
Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness [Epub 2022 May 6]. doi: 10.1080/10530789.2022.2069408.

Yoo R, Krawczyk N, Johns E, McCormack RP, Rotrosen J, Mijanovich T, Gelberg L, Doran KM (2022).
Association of substance use characteristics and future homelessness among emergency department patients with drug use or unhealthy alcohol use: Results from a linked data longitudinal cohort analysis
Substance Abuse, 43 (1), 1100-1109. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2022.2060445.

Doran KM, Johns E, Zuiderveen S, Shinn M, Dinan K, Schretzman M, Gelberg L, Culhane D, Shelley D, Mijanovich T (2022).
Development of a homelessness risk screening tool for emergency department patients
Health Services Research, 57 (2), 285-293. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.13886. PMCID: PMC8928028.

Cawley C, Kanzaria HK, Zevin B, Doran KM, Kushel M, Raven MC (2022).
Mortality among people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco during the COVID-19 pandemic
JAMA Network Open, 5 (3), e221870. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.1870. PMCID: PMC8914573.

Samuels EA, Doran KM (2022).
Moving upstream: A social emergency medicine approach to opioid use disorder
Annals of Emergency Medicine, 79 (2), 168-171. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2021.08.012.


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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