David Stupplebeen, MPH


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David A. Stupplebeen, PhD, MPH

Junior Specialist

Academic Degrees

  • PhD (Public Health), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • MPH (Community Health Education), San Francisco State University
  • BA (Political Science), San Francisco State University

Awards & Honors

  • Delta Omega Inductee
  • Pauline Stitt Scholarship, Office of Public Health Studies, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa    
  • Distinguished Achievement Award for Academic Excellence, College of Health & Social Sciences, San Francisco State University
  • John Blake West Scholarship, San Francisco State University
  • Fellow: Minority Training Program in Cancer Control Research (MTPCCR), University of California, San Francisco

Selected Publications

Stupplebeen, D. A., Sentell, T. L., Pirkle, C. M., Juan, B., Barnett-Sherrill, A. T., Humphrey, J. W., Yoshimura, S. R., Kiernan, J., Hartz, C. P., & Keliikoa, L. B. (2019). Community health workers in action: Community-clinical linkages for diabetes prevention and hypertension management at 3 community health centers. Hawaiʻi J Med Public Health, 78(6 Suppl. 1), 15-22. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6603891/ 

Pirkle, C. M., Vu, N. D., Ilagan, L. S. K., Cacal, S. L., Stupplebeen, D. A., & Nett, B. (2019). Greater community-clinical linkages and attention to patient life stage: Recommendations to improve diabetes self-management education in Hawaiʻi. Hawaiʻi J Med Public Health, 78(6 Suppl. 1), 70-77. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6603883/

Cacal, S. L., Spock, N., Quensell, M. L., Sentell, T. L., & Stupplebeen, D. A. (2019). Legislative definitions of community health workers: Examples from other states to inform Hawaiʻi. Hawaiʻi J Med Public Health, 78(6 Suppl. 1), 23-29. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6603892/  

Stupplebeen, D. A., Sherrill-Barnett, A. T., & Sentell, T. L. (2019). Community health workers in Hawaiʻi: A scoping review and framework analysis of existing evidence. Hawaiʻi J Med Public Health, 78(6 Suppl. 1), 6-14.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6603885/  

Stupplebeen, D. A., Eliason, M. J., LeBlanc, A. J., & Sanchez-Vaznaugh, E. V. (2019). Differential influence of weight status on chronic diseases by sexual orientation in men. LGBT Health, 6(3), 126-133.  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6477578/   

Stupplebeen, D. A. (2019). Housing and food insecurity and chronic disease among three racial groups in Hawaiʻi. Prev Chronic Dis, 16, E13. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6362708/  

Keliikoa, L. B., Packard, M. Y., Hansen Smith, H., Kim, I. N., Akasaki, K. A., & Stupplebeen, D. A. (2018). Evaluation of a community wayfinding signage project in Hawaiʻi: Perspectives of pedestrians and bicyclists. Journal of Transport & Health, 11, 25-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2018.09.008 

Stupplebeen, D. A. (2018). People who inject drugs and the HIV crisis in Pence’s Indiana: A media analysis using two policymaking frameworks. Int J Drug Policy, 57, 79-85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2018.04.007 

Eliason, M. J., Sanchez-Vaznaugh E. V., & Stupplebeen, D. (2017). Relationship between sexual orientation, weight, and health in a population-based sample of California women. Women’s Health Issues, 27(5), 600-606. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.whi.2017.04.004