Shanshan Sheehy, ScD (Publish under Shanshan Li)

Assistant Professor, Slone Epidemiology Center

Shanshan Sheehy
650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr


I am an epidemiologist with training in causal inference methods, mediation analyses, and health disparity though collaborations with the American Heart Association. My research interests include: studying the link between various rheumatologic conditions and cardiometabolic health; identifying modifiable risk factor to reduce cardiovascular health disparity.



  • Fudan University, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, ScD
  • McGill University, MSc


  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Wu S, Jin C, Li S, Zheng X, Zhang X, Cui L, Gao X. Aging, Arterial Stiffness, and Blood Pressure Association in Chinese Adults. Hypertension. 2019 Apr; 73(4):893-899. PMID: 30776974.

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  • Published on 12/1/2018

    Dai Z, Jafarzadeh SR, Niu J, Felson DT, Jacques PF, Li S, Zhang Y. Body Mass Index Mediates the Association between Dietary Fiber and Symptomatic Knee Osteoarthritis in the Osteoarthritis Initiative and the Framingham Osteoarthritis Study. J Nutr. 2018 12 01; 148(12):1961-1967. PMID: 30517729.

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  • Published on 10/22/2018

    Roseen EJ, LaValley MP, Li S, Saper RB, Felson DT, Fredman L. Association of Back Pain with All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality Among Older Women: a Cohort Study. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Jan; 34(1):90-97. PMID: 30350028.

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  • Published on 7/12/2018

    Li S, Felson DT. What Is the Evidence to Support the Association Between Metabolic Syndrome and Osteoarthritis? A Systematic Review. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Jul 12. PMID: 29999248.

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  • Published on 4/6/2018

    Li S, Fonarow GC, Mukamal K, Xu H, Matsouaka RA, Devore AD, Bhatt DL. Sex and Racial Disparities in Cardiac Rehabilitation Referral at Hospital Discharge and Gaps in Long-Term Mortality. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Apr 06; 7(8). PMID: 29626153.

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  • Published on 2/14/2018

    Neogi T, Li S, Peloquin C, Misra D, Zhang Y. Response to: 'Bisphosphonates reduce the risk of knee replacement: we need more analyses!' by Li et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2019 Feb; 78(2):e16. PMID: 29444907.

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  • Published on 1/31/2018

    Li S, Hagan K, Grodstein F, VanderWeele TJ. Social integration and healthy aging among U.S. women. Prev Med Rep. 2018 Mar; 9:144-148. PMID: 29527467.

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  • Published on 1/29/2018

    Neogi T, Sheehy S, Peloquin C, Misra D, Zhang Y. Response to: 'Association between bisphosphonate use and risk of undergoing knee replacement in osteoarthritis patients' by Chen et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2019 Feb; 78(2):e14. PMID: 29378683.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Tobias DK, Stuart JJ, Li S, Chavarro J, Rimm EB, Rich-Edwards J, Hu FB, Manson JE, Zhang C. Association of History of Gestational Diabetes With Long-term Cardiovascular Disease Risk in a Large Prospective Cohort of US Women. JAMA Intern Med. 2017 Dec 01; 177(12):1735-1742. PMID: 29049820.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Li S, Zhu Y, Yeung E, Chavarro JE, Yuan C, Field AE, Missmer SA, Mills JL, Hu FB, Zhang C. Offspring risk of obesity in childhood, adolescence and adulthood in relation to gestational diabetes mellitus: a sex-specific association. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 12 01; 46(6):2104. PMID: 29025133.

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