Donna Shelley, MD, MPH
Associate Professor; Co-Director – Section on Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drug Use
Donna Shelley, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Population Health, Vice Chair for Research and Co-Director of the Section on Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Use in the New York University School of Medicine’s Department of Population Health. Dr. Shelley is also a faculty member in the New York University Global Public Health Program and has faculty appointments in the Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing. Her research has been funded by AHRQ, NIH, and CDC among others and has focused in the areas of implementation science with a specific focus on studying health care system change to improve the quality of tobacco use treatment across a wide range of health care settings and developing efficacious cessation treatments for underserved populations, including smokers with comorbid conditions. She was recently awarded an AHRQ grant that is part of the AHRQ EvidenceNOW initiative, to recruit 250 small primary care sites to study the effectiveness of practice facilitation on increasing adoption of Million Hearts guidelines for optimizing cardiovascular health. Dr. Shelley received her Medical Degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine where she also completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine and she received her MPH in Health Policy and Management at Columbia University's School of Public Health.
- Using Practice Facilitation in Primary Care Settings to Reduce Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease
- Linking Low Socioeconomic Status (SES) and Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations to Evidence-based Cessation Treatment Through Health System Changes
- Metro North and Metro South- Health Systems for a Tobacco-Free New York
- Implementing Tobacco Use Treatment Guidelines in Community Health Centers in Vietnam
- Implementing Tobacco Use Treatment Guidelines in Dental Public Health Clinics