Dr. Doucette is Professor of Medicine and Division Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alberta. She is also the Alberta Health Services Clinical Section Chief for Transplantation Services in the Edmonton Zone. She completed her MD at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Master’s in Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. Her clinical training includes Internal Medicine at Queen’s University, Infectious Diseases subspecialty, as well as additional dedicated training in viral hepatitis and liver disease, at the University of Manitoba and fellowship in Transplant Infectious Diseases at the Massachusetts General Hospital. In 2022 was certified through the Practice Eligibility route as a Diplomate of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Solid Organ Transplantation (Transplant Infectious Diseases).
Her clinical and research interests are in infections in immunocompromised hosts, particularly solid organ transplant recipients, and viral hepatitis. She was the Medical Director for the Infectious Diseases Hepatitis Support Program from 2006-April 2015 and led the Transplant Infectious Diseases Clinical Program from 2004 to 2008 as well as the Transplant ID Fellowship Program from 2008-2020. She has published over 80 peer reviewed manuscripts and authored several book chapters, national and international guidelines in the fields of transplantation and viral hepatitis. She has delivered many international and national scientific lectures, as well as over 200 CME sessions regionally and nationally. In 2016 she was inducted in the second cohort of Fellows of the American Society of Transplantation and in 2021 was awarded the Canadian Society of Transplantation’s Clinician Recognition Award for contributions to program development, innovation and education, notably in the area of viral hepatitis and organ donation and transplantation.