Faculty Information

Donna Shelley, MD MPH

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor
General Dentistry & 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

Current Funding

  • 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

Representative Publications

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.