Diana Cassady, M.P.H., Ph.D.

Specialties

Public Health Sciences-Division of Epidemiology

Title

  • Associate Professor, UC Davis School of Medicine: Department of Public Health Sciences

Clinical Interests

Dr. Cassady's research interests include: primary prevention of chronic disease, diet and physical activity, social marketing, reducing disparities in health status, and environmental and policy strategies to promote health.

Division

Epidemiology

Education

Ph.D., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1994

M.P.H., UC Berkeley School of Public Health, Berkeley, California, 1989

M.A., Stanford University, Stanford, California, 1987

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1982

Professional Memberships

American Evaluation Association

American Public Health Association

Select Recent Publications

Bennett DH, Wu, XM, Teague C, Lee K, Cassady DL, Ritz B, Hertz-Picciotto I. Passive Sampling Methods to Determine Household and Personal Care Product Use. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 2012; 22:148-60.

Cassady D, Casteneda X, Ruelas MR, Vostrejs MM, Andrews T, Osorio L. Pandemics and vaccines: Perceptions, reactions, and lessons learned from hard-to-reach Latinos and the H1N1 campaign. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved. 2012;23:1106-1122.

Miller LMS, Cassady D. Making healthy food choices using Nutrition Facts Panels: The roles of knowledge, motivation, dietary modifications goals, and age. Appetite. 2012 Aug;59(1):129-39.

Satterlund TD, Treiber J, Kipke R, Kwon N, Cassady D. Accommodating diverse clients’ needs in evaluation capacity building: A case study of the Tobacco Control Evaluation Center. Evaluation and Program Planning. 2012 Jun 26;36(1):49-55.

Treiber J, Cassady D, Kipke RA, Satterlund TD, Kwon N. Evaluation capacity building among local tobacco control agencies. Health Promotion Practice. 2011;12: suppl 2 118S-124S.

Satterlund TD, Cassady D, Treiber J, and Lemp C. Barriers to Adopting and Implementing Local-Level Tobacco Control Policies. Journal of Community Health. 2011;36:616-23.

Satterlund TD, Cassady D, Treiber J, and Lemp C. Local policy strategies for tobacco control: Lessons from 20 policy initiatives on smoke-free recreation areas. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2011;8:A111.

Wu, XM, Bennett DH, Lee K, Cassady DL, Ritz B, Hertz-Picciotto I. Feasibility of using Web surveys to collect time-activity data. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 2011 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Wu, XM, Bennett DH, Lee K, Cassady DL, Ritz B, Hertz-Picciotto I. Longitudinal variability of time-location/activity patterns of population at different ages: a longitudinal study in California. Environmental Health 2011;10:80. Open Access: http://www.ehjournal.net/content/10/1/80

Wu X, Bennett DH, Ritz BR, Frost J, Cassady D, Lee K, Hertz-Picciotto I Residential Insecticide Usage in Northern California Homes with Young Children. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 2010 Jun 30. [Epub ahead of print]