Department of Public Health

Dr. Corey Basch

Corey Basch

Office:   Hunziker Wing 147
Phone:   973-720-2603
Office Hours:  

Department: Public Health
Position: Associate Professor
Area Specialization: Cancer Education, Cancer Screening, Health Communication


Ed.D., Interdisciplinary Health Education/Humanities, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

M.P.H., Public Health Practice, University of Massachusettes, Amherst, MA

M.A., Cognition and Learning, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

M.A., Communication and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

M.S., Nutriton Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY

B.S., Nutritional Sciences, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

CHES, Certified Health Education Specialist, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

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Basch CH, Guerra LA, MacDonald Z, Martes M, Basch CE. Glove Changing Habits in Mobile Food Vendors in New York City. Journal of Community Health.   2015; Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25559110

Basch CH, Roberts K, Ethan D,Samayoa-Kozlowsky S. An Examination of Marketing Techniques used to Promote Children’s Vitamins in Parenting Magazines. Global Journal of Health Science. 2015; 7(3): 171-176. 

Basch CH, Basch CE, Redlener I. Coverage of the Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic in Three Widely Circulated U.S. Newspapers:  Implications for Preparedness and Prevention. Health Promotion Perspectives. 2014; 4(2), 247-251.

Zaharek-Girgasky MM, Wolf RL,Zybert P, Basch CH, Basch CE. Diet-related colorectal cancer prevention beliefs and dietary intakes in an urban minority population. Journal of Community Health. 2014 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25528326

Basch CH, Hillyer GC, MacDonald ZL, Reeves R, Basch CE. Characteristics of YouTube Videos Related to Mammography. Journal of Cancer Education. 2014 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 25502853

Basch CE, Basch CH, Rajan S, Ruggles K. Prevalence of Sleep Duration on an Average School Night Among Four Nationally Representative Successive Samples of American High School Students (2007 – 2013). Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11: E216. PMID: 25496556

Ethan D, Basch CH, Samuel L, Quinn C, Dunne SE. An Examination of Product Packaging Marketing Strategies Used to Promote Pediatric Vitamins. Journal of Community Health 2014 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25416097

Basch CH, Ethan D, Zybert P, Afzaal S, Spillane M, Basch CE. Public Bike Sharing in New York City: Helmet Use Behavior Patterns at 25 Citi BikeTM  Stations.Journal of Community Health. 2014 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25388627

Basch CH, Rajan S.  Marketing Strategies and Warning Labels on Children’s Toothpaste.  Journal of Dental Hygiene. 2014; 88(5): 312-315. PMID: 25325728  

Joslin D, Basch CH. An evaluation of content related to violence in personal health texts. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. 2014; Sept 2  [Epub ahead of print]  DOI: 10.1080/14635240.2014.955208

Basch CH, Hillyer GC, Reeves RF, Basch CE. Analysis of YouTube Videos Related to Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy. World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2014; 6(9): 432-435.  PMID 25228945

Basch CH, Hillyer GC, Ethan D, Berdnik A, Basch CE. Tanning shade gradations of models in mainstream fitness and muscle enthusiast magazines: Implications for skin cancer prevention. American Journal of Men’s Health. 2014; July 18  [Epub ahead of print] 1-6. PMID: 25038234

Basch CH, Basch CE, Rajan S, Ruggles K. Use of sunscreen and indoor tanning devices among a nationally representative sample of high school students, 2001-2011. Preventing Chronic Disease.  2014; 11:E144. PMID: 25144679

Hillyer GC, Lebwohl B, Rosenberg, R,Neugut A, Wolf RL,Basch CH, Hernandez E, Mata J, Corley DA, Basch CE.Assessing Bowel Preparation Quality Using the Mean Number of Adenomas Per Colonoscopy.  Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 2014;7(6):238-46. PMID: 25364383

Basch CH, Ethan D, Samuel L, Zagnit E. Nutritional Content of  Meal Items and Beverages Promoted at a Popular Fast Food Chain in New York City. Annals of Public Health and Research. 2014; 1(1): 1003:1-4.

Samuel L, Ethan D, Basch CH, Samuel B.  A Comparative Study on the Sodium Content and Calories from Sugar in Toddler Foods Sold in Low and High-income New York City Supermarkets. Global Journal of Health Science.  2014;6(5): 22-29. PMID: 25168992

Basch CH. Poverty, Health, and Social Justice: The Importance of Public Health Approaches. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. 2014; Mar 25 [Epub ahead of print] doi:10.1080/14635240.2014.894669

Basch CH, Ethan D, Rajan S, Basch CE. Technology-Related Distracted Walking Behaviors in Manhattan's Most Dangerous Intersections. Injury Prevention. 2014; Mar 25 [Epub ahead of print] PMID:  24667654

Basch CH, Zagnit EA, Rajan S, Ethan D, Basch CE. Helmet Use Among Cyclists in New York City. Journal of Community Health. 2014; 39(3): 503-507. PMID: 24532308

Basch CH, Ethan D, Hillyer GC, Berdnik A. Skin Cancer Prevention Coverage in Popular US Women’s Health and Fitness Magazines: An Analysis of Advertisements and Articles. Global Journal of Health Science. 2014; 6(5): 42-48.  PMID: 24999136 

Basch CH. Text Messaging Applications for Improving Health: An Important Resource for Low-Income and Underserved Populations. Annals of Public Health and Research. 2014:1(1): 1002.

Basch  CH, Hayden J. More   Information, Less Understanding and the Need to Educate Consumers and  Allied  Health  Professionals  to  Critically   Evaluate  Health  Related  Mass  Communications.  Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism.  2014:4: e152.doi:10.4172/2165-­7912.1000e152

Samuel L, Basch CH, Ethan D, Hammond R. An Analysis of Salt and Fat Content of Food Products advertised in Bronx-based Online Grocery Store Circulars. Journal of Community Health. 2014; Feb 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:  24488648

Basch CH, Hillyer GC, Basch CE, Lebwohl B, Neugut, AI.  Characteristics associated with suboptimal bowel preparation prior to colonoscopy: results of a national survey. International Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014;5:233-7. PMID:24627753   

Ethan DH, Samuel L, Basch CH, Hammond R.Disparate Advertising of Sugary Drinks:  An Analysis of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Circulars from Grocery Stores in High- and Low-Income New York City Zip Codes. Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education. 2014: 4 (265): 1-3. doi:10.4172/2161-0711.1000265

Basch CH, Hammond R, Ethan D, Samuel L. Food Advertisements in Two Popular U.S. Parenting Magazines: Results of a Five-Year Analysis. Global Journal of Health Science. 2014: 6(2):175-182. PMID: 24576378

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Additional Publications 2012-2013 [pdf] 

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Courses Taught

Healthy U, Methods in Public Health Education, Health Research Methods II, Concepts and Issues of Aging, Internship in Public Health, Popular Literature in Public Health