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Kevin Cassel
Title Cancer Education Coordinator
Faculty Rank
Degree Dr PH, MPH
Institution University of Hawaii
Department Cancer Center
Clusters Cancer
Community Engagement
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
701 Ilalo St
Suite 608
City Honolulu
State HI
Postal Code 96813
Telephone 808-564-5916
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1. Cassel KD, Tran DA, Murakami-Akatsuka L, Tanabe-Hanzawa J, Burnett T, Lum C. Adapting a Skin Cancer Prevention Intervention for Multiethnic Adolescents. Am J Health Behav. 2018 Mar 01; 42(2):36-49.
2. Badowski G, Somera LP, Simsiman B, Lee HR, Cassel K, Yamanaka A, Ren J. The efficacy of respondent-driven sampling for the health assessment of minority populations. Cancer Epidemiol. 2017 10; 50(Pt B):214-220.
3. Fagan P, Pokhrel P, Herzog TA, Guy MC, Sakuma KK, Trinidad DR, Cassel K, Jorgensen D, Lynch T, Felicitas-Perkins JQ, Palafox S, Hamamura F, Maloney S, Degree K, Sterling K, Moolchan E, Clanton MS, Eissenberg T. Warning Statements and Safety Practices among Manufacturers and Distributors of Electronic Cigarette Liquids in the United States. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017 May 18.
4. Antonio MC, Ahn HJ, Ing CT, Dillard A, Cassel K, Kekauoha BP, Kaholokula JK. Self-Reported Experiences of Discrimination and Depression in Native Hawaiians. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 09; 75(9):266-72.
5. Pokhrel P, Fagan P, Cassel K, Trinidad DR, Kaholokula JK, Herzog TA. Social Network Characteristics, Social Support, and Cigarette Smoking among Asian/Pacific Islander Young Adults. Am J Community Psychol. 2016 06; 57(3-4):353-65.
6. Somera LP, Lee HR, Badowski G, Cassel K. Health Information Seeking, Source Trust, and Culture: A Comparative Analysis of Health Information Trends and Needs Between Guam and the United States. J Health Commun. 2016; 21(4):469-78.
7. Ka'opua LS, Cassel K, Shiramizu B, Stotzer RL, Robles A, Kapua C, Orton M, Milne C, Sesepasara M. Addressing Risk and Reluctance at the Nexus of HIV and Anal Cancer Screening. Health Promot Pract. 2016 Jan; 17(1):21-30.
8. Antonio AM, Fagan P, Hamamura FD, Lagua IJ, Liu J, Park DJ, Pokhrel P, Herzog TA, Pagano I, Cassel K, Sy A, Jorgensen D, Lynch T, Kawamoto C, Boushey CJ, Franke A, Clanton MS, Moolchan ET, Alexander LA. Menthol cigarette smoking and obesity in young adult daily smokers in Hawaii. Prev Med Rep. 2015; 2:946-52.
9. Fagan P, Moolchan ET, Pokhrel P, Herzog T, Cassel KD, Pagano I, Franke AA, Kaholokula JK, Sy A, Alexander LA, Trinidad DR, Sakuma KL, Johnson CA, Antonio A, Jorgensen D, Lynch T, Kawamoto C, Clanton MS. Biomarkers of tobacco smoke exposure in racial/ethnic groups at high risk for lung cancer. Am J Public Health. 2015 Jun; 105(6):1237-45.
10. Cassel KD, Boushey CJ. Leveraging Cultural Knowledge to Improve Diet and Health among Affiliated Pacific Islander Populations. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Jun; 115(6):885-8.
11. Cassel KD, Braun K, Ka'opua L, Soa F, Nigg C. Samoan body and soul: adapting an evidence-based obesity and cancer prevention program. Qual Health Res. 2014 Dec; 24(12):1658-72.
12. Shiramizu B, Milne C, Terada K, Cassel K, Matsuno RK, Killeen J, Liang CY, Tachibana F, Sheeran T, Weihe J, Goodman MT. A Community-Based Approach to Enhancing Anal Cancer Screening in Hawaii's HIV-Infected Ethnic Minorities. J AIDS Clin Res. 2012 Aug 01; 3(6).
13. Davis SW, Cassel K, Moseley MA, Mesia R, De Herrera PA, Kornfeld J, Perocchia R. The Cancer Information Service: using CBPR in building community capacity. J Cancer Educ. 2011 Mar; 26(1):51-7.
14. Payam A, Shiramizu B, Shikuma C, Milne C, Terada K, Kajioka E, Ka'opua LS, Cassel K, Chow D. HIV-associated anal dysplasia: experience from a multiethnic-HIV clinic in Hawaii. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2011; 22(4 Suppl):16-22.
15. Cassel KD. "Sun Safe Kids," implementing a low cost, school-based public policy to protect Hawaii's children from skin cancer risks. Hawaii Med J. 2010 Nov; 69(11):274-7.
16. Hernandez BY, Green MD, Cassel KD, Pobutsky AM, Vu V, Wilkens LR. Preview of Hawaii Cancer Facts and Figures 2010. Hawaii Med J. 2010 Sep; 69(9):223-4.
17. Cassel KD. Using the Social-Ecological Model as a research and intervention framework to understand and mitigate obesogenic factors in Samoan populations. Ethn Health. 2010 Aug; 15(4):397-416.
18. Mitschke DB, Loebl K, Tatafu E, Matsunaga DS, Cassel K. Using drama to prevent teen smoking: development, implementation, and evaluation of crossroads in Hawai'i. Health Promot Pract. 2010 Mar; 11(2):244-8.
19. Mitschke DB, Cassel K, Higuchi P. Empowering natural clinical trial advocates: nurses and outreach workers. Pac Health Dialog. 2007 Mar; 14(1):135-41.
20. Mitschke DB, Cassel KD, Kasuya RT, Barcia A. Educating tomorrow's physicians about cancer clinical trials. Hawaii Med J. 2006 Sep; 65(9):266-7.
21. Cassel KD. Made for the shade: the Hawaii Skin Cancer Coalition celebrates its ten year history. Hawaii Med J. 2005 Sep; 64(9):236-8.
22. Bushley AW, Cassel K, Hernandez BY, Robinett H, Goodman MT. A tailored multi-media campaign to promote the human papillomavirus cohort study to young women. Prev Med. 2005 Jul; 41(1):98-101.

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