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College of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Lorie Donelle, PhD, RN, FCAN

Title: Emily Myrtle Smith Endowed Professor of Nursing
Department: Biobehavioral Health & Nursing Science
College of Nursing
Phone: 803-777-6528
Office: College of Nursing
University of South Carolina
1601 Greene Street, Room 617
Columbia, SC 29208-4001 
United States 

Dr. Donelle’s research addresses issues of health literacy, social justice, and digital health. Her research investigates technology enabled models of homecare and the relationships between health information technologies and client / clinician health practices. Dr. Donelle sits on international and national advisory committees for health literacy and digital health. 

Areas of Focus: 

  • Digital Health 
    • Technology enabled models of health care 
    • Impact on clients, clinicians, & organizations 
  • Health and Digital Health Literacy 
  • Health Promotion 


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