Lewis A Hassell

Contact Information:
Lewis A Hassell


Hassell, Lewis A. (HSC)
Associate Professor of Pathology

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Pathology -Professor of Excellence in Anatomic Pathology

Center of:


Brigham Young University, Provo, UT (Graduated Summa Cum Laude)   B.S.   1978
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT   M.D.   1982
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA   AP/CP Residency   1986
University of California, San Francisco, CA   Visiting Fellow, Nuclear Medicine   1988

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Surgical pathology, GI pathology, cytopathology, bone pathology, laboratory and medical management, digital pathology/imaging, pathology education, process improvement methods (LEAN/Six Sigma).


Research Projects:

Communication of diagnostic uncertainty
Laboratory management education
Decision support in diagnosis
Application of digital imaging in pathology education and practice
Diagnostic criteria in GI pathology and cytopathology

Selected Publications:

Cytologic and molecular diagnosis of thyroid cancers: is it time for routine reflex testing?
   LA Hassell, E Gillies, ST Dunn
Cancer Cytopathol
Digital slides and ACGME resident competencies in anatomic pathology: an altered paradigm for acquisition and assessment.
   LA Hassell, KM Fung, B Chaser
J Pathol Inform 2:27
Challenges and opportunities in the adoption of CAP checklists in electronic format: perspectives and experience of RPP2 participant laboratories
   LA Hassell, AV Parwani, L Weiss, MA Jones, J Ye
Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:1152-1159
Potential response to curcumin in infantile hemangioendothelioma of the liver.
   LA Hassell, LD Roanh
Ped Blood and Cancer 55:377-379
The combined positive impact of lean methodology and Ventana Symphony Autostainer on histology lab workflow
   LA Hassell, CF Glass, C Yip, PA Eneff
BMC Clinical Pathology 10:2
Thyroid fine needle aspiration and relfex molecular testing options of potential value in diagnosis and management.
   LA Hassell, E Gillies, ST Dunn
Y Hoc TP HCM 15(2):1-19