Board of Directors

Donna Shelley, MD, MPH

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 Department of Population Health at the New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Shelley is also an associate faculty member in the New York University College of Global Public Health.

Dr. Shelley’s key areas of interest include smoking cessation in underserved populations and health care system changes to improve the quality of tobacco use treatment in a wide range of health care settings. Her research initiatives in this area have been funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Institutes of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among others. She has published the results of this work in numerous peer-reviewed journals.

She received her MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where she also completed an internship and residency in internal medicine. She also holds an MPH in health policy and management from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.