Department of Public Health

Dr. Corey Basch

Corey Basch

Office:   Hunziker Wing 147
Phone:   973-720-2603
Email:   baschc@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:  

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

Education

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.

Select Publications

Basch CH, Basch CE, Rajan S, Ruggles K. Prevalence of Sunscreen Use and Tanning Behaviors among a Nationally Representative Sample of Adolescent Youth (2001 – 2011).  Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014;11:140191.

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

Hillyer GC, Lebwohl B,  Rosenberg, R, Neugut A, Wolf RL, Basch CH, Hernandez E, Mata J, Corley DA, Basch CE. Evaluation of the mean number of adenomas per colonoscopy to assess bowel preparation quality:  A single-center study.  Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 2014; June 13 [Epub ahead of print].

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. In Press. Global Journal of Health Science.  2014;6(5): 22-29. 

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 Consumersand  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

Ethan DH, Basch CH, Rajan S, Samuel L, Hammond R. A Comparison of the Nutritional Quality of Food Products Advertised in Grocery Store Circulars of High- Versus Low-Income New York City Zip Codes. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2013:11(1):537-547. PMID:  24384775

Glaser DB, Basch CH. Communicating the Benefits of Breastfeeding through Social Marketing. Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism. 2013:169. doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000169

Seidel EJ, Ethan D, Basch CH. Using Social Media to Connect College Students with Mental Health Services Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism. 2013; 4: e150. doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000e150

Ethan D, Basch CH. Using Social Marketing as a Tool to Increase Helmet Use among Bicycle-share Riders in Urban Settings. Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism. 2013; 3: e147. doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000e147

Basch CH, Ethan D, Rajan S, Samayoa-Kozlowsky S, Basch CE. Helmet use among riders using the Citi Bike bicycle-sharing program: A pilot study in New York City. Journal of Community Health. Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24177959.

Basch CH. Role of Community Intervention in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism. 2013; 3(6):E144 doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000e144

Rajan S, Basch CH, Ethan D. Observational Data Collection of Environmental and Behavioral Characteristics: Strengths, Limitations, and Implications for Health Communication. Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism. 2013; 3(5):E141  doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000e141

Ethan DH, Basch CH, Rajan S.  Promoting Healthy Vision in Children through the Use of Social Marketing. Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism. 2013; 3(4):E140 doi:10.4172/2165-7912.1000e140

Basch CH. Communication and Behavior Change in Health Education Practice. Journal of Mass Communication and Journalism. 2013; 3(4):E139  doi: 10.4172/2165-7912.1000e139

Basch CH, Ethan D, Rajan S, Price, Promotion, and Availability of Nutrition Information: A Descriptive Study of a Popular Fast Food Chain in New York City. Global Journal of Health Science. 2013; 5(6): 73-80.  PMID: 24171876

Basch CH, Basch CE, Wolf RL, Zybert P, Lebwohl B, Shmukler C, Neugut AI.  Screening colonoscopy bowel preparation:  Experience in an urban minority population. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 2013; 6 (6) 442-446.  PMID: 24179480

Basch CH, Shaffer EJ, Hammond R, Rajan S.  Prevalence of Infant Formula Advertisements in Parenting Magazines over a 5-Year Span. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 2013; Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23906772

Basch CH, Samuel L, Ethan DH. Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease: Effects of Globalization on Population Health, Preventive Efforts, and the Importance of Social Change.  International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. Published online before print July 23, 2013.

Basch CH, Hammond R, Guinta A, Rajan S, Basch CE. Advertising of Toothpaste in Parenting Magazines Journal of Community Health. 2013; May 15. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23674195

Ethan DH, Rennis R, Samuel L, Seidel SJ, Basch CH. A Review of College-Level Health Textbooks for Coverage of Type 2 Diabetes, Prediabetes, and Metabolic Syndrome. Health Education Journal. Published online before print February 13, 2013, doi: 10.1177/0017896912471042

Basch CH, Hillyer GC, Basch CE. Descriptive analysis of articles and advertisements pertaining to skin care and skin cancer prevention in two popular parenting magazines, 2000-2010. Preventing Chronic Disease.  2013; 4(10):E48 PMID: 23557639

Ethan DH, Samuel L, Basch CH. An analysis of Bronx-based grocery store circulars for nutritional content of food and beverage products.  Journal of Community Health. 2013; 38(3):521-8. PMID: 23203239

Hillyer GC, Lebwohl B, Basch CH, Basch CE, Kastrinos F, Insel BJ, Neugut, AI.  Split dose and Miralax-based purgatives to enhance bowel preparation quality becoming common recommendations in U.S. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 2013: 6(1):5-14. PMID: 23320046

Hillyer GC, Basch CH, Lebwohl B, Basch CE, Insel BJ, Neugut, AI.  Shortened surveillance intervals following suboptimal bowel preparation for colonoscopy: results of a national survey. International Journal of Colorectal Disease. 2013: 28(1):73-81. PMID: 22885884

Hillyer GC, Basch CH, Basch CE, Lebwohl B, Insel BJ, Neugut, AI.  Gastroenterologists' perceived barriers to optimal pre-colonoscopy bowel preparation: results of a national survey. Journal of Cancer Education. 2012: 27(3):526-32. PMID: 22528638.

Basch CH, Basch CE, Wolf RL, Zybert P. Distinguishing factors for asymptomatic colonoscopy screening. Journal of Cancer Education. 2012: 27(3):521-5. PMID: 22477234.

Basch CH, Hillyer GC, Basch CE, Neugut, AI. Improving understanding about tanning behaviors in college students: A pilot study. Journal of American College Health. 2012; 60(3): 250-6. PMID: 22420703

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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