Donna Shelley
Donna Shelley, MD, MPH
NYU School of Global Public Health - Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Public Health Policy and Management
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
MPH, Columbia University
BA, University of Pennsylvania
Research Interests
Tobacco use treatment, Tobacco use policy, Implementation science, Health services research
Donna Shelley is a faculty member in the New York University School of Global Public Health and has faculty appointments in the NYU Colleges of Dentistry and Nursing. Her research, cited in the 2008 PHS Guideline on Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, has been funded by AHRQ, NIH, and CDC among others and is focused in the areas of tobacco control policy research, 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.
Principal Investigator, Implementing Tobacco Use Treatment Guidelines in Community Health Centers in Vietnam. Active
Principal Investigator, Implementing Tobacco Use Treatment in HIV Clinics In Viet Nam. Active
Principal Investigator, Assessing the Use of Electronic Cigarettes as a Smoking Cessation Intervention. Completed
Principal Investigator, Evaluation of Smoke-Free Housing Policy Impacts on Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Health Outcomes. Completed
Principal Investigator, Feasibility and Acceptability of a Text Messaging Intervention to Increase Smoking Cessation in Vietnam. Completed
Principal Investigator, Implementing Tobacco Use Treatment Guidelines in Dental Public Health Clinics. Completed
Principal Investigator, Improving Adherence to Smoking Cessation Medication Among PLWHA. Completed
Principal Investigator, Optimizing Tobacco Treatment for Smokers Seeking Lung Cancer Screening. Completed
Principal Investigator, Testing Clinical Decision Support for Treating Tobacco Use in Dental Clinics. Completed


Hoang THL, Nguyen VM, Adermark L, Alvarez GG, Shelley D, Ng N (2024).
Factors influencing tobacco smoking and cessation among people living with HIV: A systematic review and meta-analysis
AIDS and Behavior [Epub 2024 Mar 13]. doi: 10.1007/s10461-024-04279-1.

Nguyen NT, Nguyen T, Vu GV, Truong N, Pham Y, Guevara Alvarez G, Armstrong-Hough M, Shelley D (2024).
Depression and associated factors among HIV-positive smokers receiving care at HIV outpatient clinics in Vietnam: A cross-sectional analysis
BMJ Open, 14 (2), e077015. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-077015. PMCID: PMC10868293.

Purtle J, Moucheraud C, Yang LH, Shelley D (2023).
Four very basic ways to think about policy in implementation science
Implementation Science Communications, 1 (1), 111. doi: 10.1186/s43058-023-00497-1. PMCID: PMC10496363.

Doran KM, Torsiglieri A, Blaufarb S, Hernandez P, Melnick E, Velez L, Cleland CM, Neighbors C, O'Grady MA, Shelley D (2023).
The POP (Permanent Supportive Housing Overdose Prevention) Study: Protocol for a hybrid type 3 stepped-wedge cluster randomized controlled trial
Implementation Science, 18 (1), 21. doi: 10.1186/s13012-023-01278-z. PMCID: PMC10246871.

Shelley DR, Brown D, Cleland CM, Pham-Singer H, Zein D, Chang JE, Wu WY (2023).
Facilitation of team-based care to improve HTN management and outcomes: A protocol for a randomized stepped wedge trial
BMC Health Services Research, 23 (1), 560. doi: 10.1186/s12913-023-09533-1. PMCID: PMC10230682.

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