Postdoctoral Sketch

Deonni Stolldorf

Postdoctoral Fellow
deonni.p.stolldorf@vanderbilt.edu


Dr. Stolldorf is a healthcare systems researcher with a focus on the sustainability of innovations. Her work seeks to understand and improve the sustainability of innovations in hospitals to enhance organizational performance related to patient safety and the quality and effectiveness of care. She draws on Organization Theory and Implementation Science in the development of research proposals and uses both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Beyond innovation sustainability, her research interests include rapid response teams, the nursing work environment, and critical care nursing.


Dr. Stolldorf trained as a nurse in South Africa and as a nurse practitioner in the United States. She holds degrees from the University of the Free State and Johannesburg University (South Africa) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

 

Current Research Interests

  • Rapid Response Teams
  • Innovations in Healthcare Organizations
  • Sustainability¬†

 

Professional Organizations

  • Academy Health
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing