Shelly Y. Lensing, M.S.

Shelley Lensing

Biostatistics Project Manager
Department of Biostatistics


Contact Information

Office: COPH 3236
Phone: 501-686-8203

Academic/Research/Policy Affiliations

American Statistical Association, Central Arkansas Statistical Association


1992 – MS (Statistics), Southern Methodist University
1990 – BA (Mathematics), Hendrix College

Research Interest

Clinical Trial Design and Execution, Generalized Linear Models, Categorical Data Analysis, Statistical Programming

Current Research Projects

  • Statistical Center for the AIDS Malignancy Consortium (NCI/UCLA, Mitsuyasu R and Lee J, PI)
  • Treatment Failure and Associated Predictors Following Azithromycin Treatment for Urogenital Chlamydial Infection in Males in Youth Correctional Facilities protocol, Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinical Trials Group (NIAID, Hook N and Lee J, PI)
  • Statistical support for projects in the Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (IPA/VA, Sullivan D)
  • Randomized Controlled Trial of Treatment of Male Partners of Women with BV (NIH/NIAID, Schwebke J, PI)
  • Prospective Study of Immune Response to Chlamydial Infection (CDC, Geisler W, PI)

Recent Publications:

Padala PR, Padala KP, Lensing SY, Jackson AN, Hunter CR, Parkes CM, Dennis RA, Bopp MM, Caceda R, Mennemeier MS, Roberson PK, Sullivan DH. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Apathy in Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Sham-Controlled Cross-Over Pilot Study. Psychiatric Research. Psychiatry Res. 2018 Jan 5; 261:312-318.

Wagner-Johnston ND, Lensing S, Noy A, Ratner L, Henry D, Lee JY, Silver S, Faham M, Ambinder RF. High frequency of identical clonal immunoglobulin DNA in pre-treatment tumor and plasma from untreated patients with HIV-associated lymphoma: prospective multicenter trial of the AIDS malignancies consortium (AMC064). Leuk Lymphoma 2017 Dec; 58 (12):2939-42; PMID28508728.

Padala KP, Padala PR, Lensing SY, Dennis RA, Bopp MM, Roberson PK, Sullivan DH. Home-based exercise program improves balance and fear of falling in community-dwelling older adults with mild Alzheimer’s disease: A pilot study. J Alzheimers Dis 2017; 59(2):565-74; PMID28655135.

Padala KP, Padala P Lensing S, Dennis RA, Bopp MM, Parkes C, Garrison MK, Dubbert P, Roberson PK, Sullivan D. Efficacy of Wii-Fit on Static and Dynamic Balance in Community Dwelling Older Veterans: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial. Journal of Aging Research 2017; 2017:4653635; PMC5316445.

Pandey T, Alapati S, Edupuganti MM, Lensing S, Wadhwa V, Jambhekar K. Evaluation of myocardial strain in patients with amyloidosis using magnet resonance myocardial feature tracking. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2017 Jul; 46(4):288-294; PMID28063633.

McCarty JL, David RM, Lensing SY, Samant RS, Kumar M, Van Hemert RL, Angtuaco EJC, Fitzgerald RT. Root cause analysis: An examination of odontogenic origins of acute maxillary sinusitis. Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography. 2017 May/Jun; 41(3)484-88; PMID27798445.

Raghavendran A, Hernandez AL, Lensing S, Gnanamony M, Karthik R, Sivasubramanian M, Kannangai R, Abraham P, Mathai D, Palefsky J. Genital human papilloma infection in Indian HIV-seropositive men who have sex with men. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2017 Mar; 44(3):173-80; PMC5302848.

Liu YL, Yan Y, Webster C, Shao L, Lensing SY, Ni H, Feng W, Colorado N, Pathak R, Xiang Z, Hauer-Jensen M, Li S, Zhou D, Emanuel PD. Timing of the loss of PTEN protein determines disease severity in a mouse model of myeloid malignancy. Blood 2016 Apr 14; 127(15):1912-22; PMC4832508.

Noy A, Lensing S, Moore PC, Gupta N, Aboulafia D, Ambinder R, Baiocchi R, Dezube B, Henry D, Kaplan L, Levine A, Mitsuyasu R, Ratner L, Reid E, Remick S, Sparano J, Tzachanis D, Wachsman W, Chadburn A. Plasmablastic lymphoma is curable in the HAART era: A 10 year retrospective by the AIDS Malignancy Consortium (AMC). Leukemia and Lymphoma 2016 Jul; 57(7):1731-4; PMC4899288.

Geisler WM, Uniyal A, Lee JY, Lensing SY, Johnson S, Perry RCW, Kadrnka C, Kerndt PR. Azithromycin versus Doxycycline for urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis Infection. New England Journal of Medicine 2015 Dec 24; 373(26):2512-21; PMC4708266.