Faculty Information

Donna Shelley, MD MPH

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor
Cariology and Comprehensive Care
Floor 6 137 East 25th Street
E-mail: donna.shelley@nyu.edu


1982, BS, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1986, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY NY

1999, MPH, Columbia University School of Public Health, NY NY


  • AHRQ 1R18HS017167-01 (Kopal PI) 10/1/07-9/30/10
    Evaluation of a computerized clinical decision support system and EHR-linked registry to improve management of hypertension in community based health centers
    Co investigator
  • New York State Department of Health Tobacco Control Program (Shelley PI) 10/1/04-9/30/09
    Manhattan Tobacco Cessation Center
    To develop and test strategies for implementing tobacco use treatment in a wide range of health care organizations


Shelley D, Fahs MC, Zhu C, Scheinmann R, Qu C, Burton D, Swain S. Acculturation and tobacco use behavior among Chinese Americans. Am J Public Health 2004;94(2) 300-307.

Shelley, D Cantrell J, Faulkner D, Haviland L, Healton C, Messeri P. National patterns of physician and dentist tobacco use counseling and its impact on quit attempts: Results from the 2000 National Youth Tobacco Survey. Pediatrics 2005 Mar;11 5(3):719-25.

Shelley D, Fahs MC, Yernini R, Qu J, Burton D. Correlates of household smoking bans among Chinese Americans. Nicotine Tob Res. 2006 Feb;8(1):103-12.

Shelley D, Yerneni R, Hung D, Das D, Fahs M. The relative effect of household and workplace smoking restriction on health status among Chinese Americans living in New York City. J Urban Health. 2007 May;84(3):360-71.

Shelley D, Cantrell MJ, Moon-Howard J, Ramjohn D, Vandevanter N. The $5.00 man: the underground economic response to a large cigarette tax increase in New York City. Am J Pub Health 2007 Aug;97(8):1483-8.

Shelley D, Yerneni R, Nguyen N, Fahs M. Tobacco use behavior and household smoking policies. Am J Health Promotion. 2008;22[3]:168–175.

Shelley D, Fahs M, Yerneni R, Das D, Hung D, Ngyuen N, Chin M, Chang MY, Cummings KM. Effectiveness of tobacco control among Chinese Americans: a comparative analysis of policy approaches versus community-based programs. Prev Med. 2008 Nov;47(5):530-6.

Hung D, Shelley D. Multilevel Analysis of the Chronic Care Model and 5A Services for Treating Tobacco Use in Urban Primary Care Clinics. Health Serv Res. 2009 Feb;44(1):103-27

Shelley D, Ngyuen N, Fahs M. Increasing access to evidence-based smoking cessation treatment: effectiveness of a free nicotine patch program among Chinese immigrants. J Immigr Health 2008 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Hung D, Shelley D, Lubetkin E, Fahs MC. Assessing known-groups validity of the SF-12 and impact of behavioral risk factors in a U.S. Chinese immigrant population. Medical Care 2009 Feb;47(2):262-7.