College of Public Health students graduating

Brent Shelton PhD

Department: Cancer Biostatistics

Title: Chief and Professor

Email Address:

Phone: (859) 219-0773 x 301

Location: Markey Cancer Center, A230


Dr. Brent Shelton is the Division Chief of Cancer Biostatistics and Professor as well as being Co-Director of the Biostatistics Shared Resource Facility at the Markey Cancer Center. He received his Ph.D. and Masters in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina. His statistical interests are focused on analysis of datasets with missing data and selection bias topics in general as well as design and analysis of group-randomized behavioral intervention studies. Another area of statistical interest of his is connected to analysis of environmental exposure data such as heavy metals exposure and the connection to various types of cancer in Appalachian Kentucky.