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Diane Doran, PhD

Dr. Doran (RN, PhD, FCAHS) is a full Professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, where she also hold a Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Nursing Senior Researcher Award. She is an adjunct professor at the School of Nursing, Queens University, and the School of Nursing, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. She is Scientific Director of the Nursing Health Services Research Unit, University of Toronto site. She completed a five-year term as Associate Dean of Research (2001-06) and Interim Dean (2005), and is now focusing her full-time academic activities on research and teaching. She is a member of an NSERC funded strategic research network in Health Care Support through Information Technology Enhancements (hSITE). She has recognized expertise in health-services research, outcomes measurement, patient safety, and e-Health, and is currently leading the pan Canadian Home Care Safety Study. Her research has earned her the Ontario Premier's Research Excellence Award (1999), the Canadian Association of University Schools of Nursing Award of Excellence in Nursing Research (2000), the Dorothy Pringle Research Excellence Award, Sigma Theta Tau International, Lambda Pi Chapter (2000), and the Canadian Nurses Association Centennial Award (2008).

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