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Michelle D. Shardell Ph.D.

Academic Title: Adjunct Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Epidemiology & Public Health
Location: Howard Hall, 124D
Fax: (410) 706-3808

Personal History:


1995-1998: B.S., Mathematics, The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

1998-2000: M.S., Biostatistics, The University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan

2000-2005: Ph.D., Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

Research Interests:

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics


Peer-Reviewed Journals

Simpson CF, Punjabi NM, Wolfendon L, Shardell M, Shade DM, Fried LP. Relationship between lung function and physical function in disabled older women. Journal of Gerontology A, Biological Sciences Medical Sciences 2005,60(3):350-4 .

Miller RR, Cappola A, Shardell M, Yu-Yahiro J, Hawkes W, Hebel RJ, Magaziner J. Persistent Changes in Interleukin-6 And Lower Extremity Function Following Hip Fracture. Journal of Gerontology A, Biological Sciences Medical Sciences 2006,61(10):1053-8.

Resnick, B., Orwig, D., Hawkes, W., Shardell, M., Golden, J., Werner-Bronzert, M., Magaziner, J. The Relationship Between Psychosocial State and Exercise Behavior of Older Women Two Months Post Hip Fracture. Rehabil Nurs. 2007 Jul-Aug;32(4):139-49.

Resnick, B., Orwig, D., Yu-Yahiro, J., Hawkes, W., Shardell, M., Hebel, J.R., Zimmerman, S., Golden, J., Werner, M., Magaziner, J. Testing the effectiveness of the exercise plus program in older women post-hip fracture. Ann Behav Med. 2007 Aug;34(1):67-76.

Resnick, B., Orwig, D., D’Adamo, C., Yu-Yahiro, J., Hawkes, W., Shardell, M., Golden, J., Zimmerman, S., Magaziner, J. Factors that Influence Exercise Activity Among Women Post Hip Fracture Participating in the Exercise Plus Program. Clinical Interventions in Aging, 2007, 2(3):413-27.

Shardell M, Scharfstein D, Bozzette SA. Survival curve estimation for informatively coarsened discrete event-time data. Statistics in Medicine, 2007, 26(10):2184-202.

Shardell M, Harris AD, El-Kamary SS, Furuno JP, Miller RR, Perencevich EN. Statistical analysis and application of quasi experiments to antimicrobial resistance intervention studies. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2007 45:901-7.

Kamal SM, El Kamary SS, Shardell MD, Nasser I, Muhammadi M, Baky AA, Moustafa A, Iman Fathy, Ahmed A, Moniem M, Mansour H, Naggar KE. The Role of Rapid and Early Virologic Response in Determining Peginterferon Alfa-2b/Ribavirin Therapy Duration in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 4. Hepatology, 2007 46:1732-40.

Miller RR, Hicks GE, Shardell M, Cappola A, Hawkes W, Yu-Yahiro J, Keegan A, Magaziner J. Association of serum vitamin D levels with inflammatory response following hip fracture - The Baltimore Hip Studies. Journal of Gerontology A, Biological Sciences Medical Sciences, 2007 62:1402-6.

Shardell M, Miller RR. Weighted estimating equations for longitudinal studies with death and non-monotone missing time-dependent covariates and outcomes. Statistics in Medicine, 2008 27:1008-25.

Schneider MG, Shardell M. Parkinson’s disease and functional decline in older Mexican Americans. Parkinsonism & Related Disorders, in press.

Hicks GE, Shardell M, Miller RR, Bandinelli S, Guralnik J, Cherubini A, Lauretani F, Ferrucci L. Associations between vitamin D status and pain in older adults: The InCHIANTI study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, in press.

Miller RR, Shardell MD, Hicks GE, Cappola AR, Hawkes WG, Yu-Yahiro JA, Magaziner J. Association of interleukin-6 with lower extremity function following hip fracture-the role of muscle mass and strength. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, in press.

Hirshon JM, Shardell M, Alles S, Powell JL, Squibb K, Ondov J, Blaisdell CJ. Elevated ambient air zinc increases pediatric asthma morbidity. Environmental Health Perspectives, in press.

Lenze EJ, Shardell M, Ferrell RE, Orwig D, Yu-Yahiro J, Hawkes W, Fredman L, Miller R, Magaziner J: Association of serotonin-1A and 2A receptor promoter polymorphisms with depressive symptoms and functional recovery in elderly persons after hip fracture. Journal of Affective Disorders, in press.

Shardell M, Hicks GE, Miller RR, Kritchevsky S, Andersen D, Bandinelli S, Cherubini A, Ferrucci L. Association of low vitamin D levels with the frailty syndrome in men and women. Journal of Gerontology A, Biological Sciences Medical Sciences, in press.

Hicks GE, Gaines J, Shardell M, Simonsick E. Associations of back and leg pain with health status and functional capacity of older adults: Findings from the Retirement Community Back Pain Study. Arthritis Care & Research, in press.

Shardell MD, El-Kamary SS. Calculating sample size for studies with expected all-or-none nonadherence and selection bias. Biometrics, in press.

Schweizer ML, Furuno JP, Harris AD, McGregor JC, Thom KA, Johnson JK, Shardell MD, Perencevich EN. Clinical utility of infection control documentation of prior history of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization or infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, in press.

Shardell M, Scharfstein DO, Vlahov D, and Galai N. Inference for cumulative incidence functions with informatively coarsened discrete event-time data. Statistics in Medicine, in press.