David Schelly

Director of Undergraduate Health Care Major / Associate Professor
David  Schelly Headshot

Education Background

Sociology Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin
Sociology M.S. - University of Wisconsin
Human Dimensions of Natural Resources B.S. - Colorado State University


  • Schelly, D., Ohl, A., Nadres, R. (2020). Dosage and efficacy in behavioral interventions with community dwelling older adults: Lifestyle Redesign revisited. Journal of Applied Gerontology. doi:10.1177/0733464820911335
  • Schelly, D., Jimenez Gonzalez, P., & Solis, P. (2019). Barriers to an information effect on diagnostic disparities of autism spectrum disorder in young children. Health Services Research & Managerial Epidemiology, 6, 1-6. doi:10.1177/2333392819853058
  • Schelly, D., & Ohl, A. (2019). Examining clinical meaningfulness in randomized controlled trials: Revisiting the Well Elderly II. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73(1), 301205120p1-7301205120p13. doi:10.5014/ajot.2019.030874
  • Schelly, D., Jimenez Gonzalez, P, & Solis, P. (2018). Parental action and referral patterns in spatial clusters of childhood autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(2), 361-376. doi:10.1007/s10803-017-3327-6
  • Ohl, A., & Schelly, D. (2017). Beyond p-values: A case for clinical relevance. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 80(12), 752-755. doi:10.1177/0308022617735048

Areas of Expertise

  • Evidence-based practice
  • Health behavior
  • Social determinants of health
  • Sociology of health and illness



Office Phone Number: 315/268-4436

Office Location: 3212 Clarkson Hall

Clarkson Box Number: CU Box 5883