Department of Public Health

Dr. Corey Basch

Corey Basch

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

Department: Public Health
Position: Assistant 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.

Select Publications

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