Kelly Doran, PhD, RN, FAAN


Associate Professor

Co-Director, Biology and Behavior Across the Lifespan Organized Research Center

Director of Health and Wellness, UMB Community Engagement Center

School Affiliation

School of Nursing


  • Nurse-Led Interventions to Improve Social Needs and Health Disparities
  • Worksite Wellness
  • Cardiovascular Health


Dr. Doran runs the health suite at the UMB Community Engagement Center (CEC), which has been serving West Baltimore residents for two years. Dr. Doran and other School of Nursing faculty serve as clinical instructors and preceptors to graduate and undergraduate nursing students who are joined by medical, social work, and pharmacy students in the CEC’s health suite. Students gain community-based experience and opportunities to interact with neighbors outside the hospital. Dr. Doran’s expertise is in interprofessional education and nurse-run clinics to improve social determinants of health and health outcomes with underserved populations. Her research focuses on worksite wellness programs with health care workers to reduce work stress/burnout, health promotion interventions to improve cardiovascular health, and interventions to improve health outcomes.

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Tagged: Ensuring Access and Equity in Health Care   Caring for the Human Condition   Research and Innovation  

This information was last updated January 19, 2024.