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Charles E Basch

Professional Background

Educational Background

B.S., M.S., SUNY; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Scholarly Interests

Behavioral epidemiology. Health education program planning and evaluation. Urban and minority populations.

Selected Publications

Basch CE. Executive summary: Healthier students are better learners. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 591-592.

Basch CE. Healthier students are better learners: a Missing Link in School Reforms to Close the achievement gap. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 593-598.

Basch CE. Vision and the achievement gap among urban minority youth. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 599-605.

Basch CE. Asthma and the achievement gap among urban minority youth. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 606-613.

Basch CE. Teen pregnancy and the achievement gap among urban minority youth. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 614-618.

Basch CE. Aggression and violence and the achievement gap among urban minority youth. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 619-625.

Basch CE. Physical activity and the achievement gap among urban minority youth. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 626-634.

Basch CE. Breakfast and the achievement gap among urban minority youth. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 635-640.

Basch CE. Inattention and hyperactivity and the achievement gap among urban minority youth. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 641-649.

Basch CE. Healthier students are better learners: high quality, strategically planned, and effectively coordinated school health programs must be a fundamental mission of schools to help close the Achievement gap. Journal of School Health 2011; 81 (10): 650-662.

HBSS 4102: Principles of epidemiology in health promotion

Principles and methods of epidemiologic investigation; application of epidemiology to prevention and control of disease, using health education.

HBSS 4110: Health promotion for children and adolescents

Basic topics in promoting child and adolescent health; relationships between school, family, and community in promoting the health status of school-age children.

HBSS 4901: Research and independent study in health education

Permission required. Research and independent study under faculty direction. Proposals must have prior approval of a faculty member.

HBSS 5408: Practicum in individual health advisement

Individual and small group practice in the application of basic principles of counseling in the area of health problems.

HBSS 5410: Practicum in health education

Permission required. Advance registration required in the semester prior to taking the course. Intensive field experience in a community setting. Essay required at end of field experience.

HBSS 5710: Supervised teaching in health education

Permission required. Advance registration required in the semester prior to taking the course. Supervised health teaching in a school. Essay required at end of teaching experience.

HBSS 6100: Program Evaluation

Theory, methods, and problems of measurement and evaluation; standards for evaluation of health, education, and related social programs; skills in critical evaluation of research and evaluation reports.

HBSS 6510: Research seminar in health education

Permission required. Review of research literature, methods, and problems in health education.

HBSS 6901: Research and independent study in health education

Permission required. Open to matriculated doctoral students. Research and independent study under faculty direction. Proposals must have prior approval of a faculty member.

HBSS 7501: Dissertation seminar in health education

Permission required. Open to certified doctoral candidates only. Development and presentation of doctoral dissertation proposals.

Charles E Basch appeared in the following articles:

Taking The Pulse Of The Community (6/27/2013)

Harnessing Culture to End Health Disparities (3/25/2013)

New TC Center to Advance Multimedia Health and Science Education to Foster Health Equity and Academic Achievement (3/12/2013)

A Healthy Learner is a Successful Learner (3/8/2013)

2012 Year in Review (2/20/2013)

Effective Learning Requires Healthy Bodies and Minds, Says Chuck Basch (2/11/2013)

President's Letter (12/7/2012)

Reaching Patients Where They Are (12/7/2012)

Running the Numbers (12/7/2012)

Taking Student Health to Scale (12/7/2012)

Summer 2012 Letter from President Fuhrman (8/2/2012)

Citing Research by TC's Basch, PediaVision to Give Free Children's Vision Screenings in Florida (5/22/2012)

2011 Year in Review (4/13/2012)

TC Campus News (12/16/2011)

"Healthy Kids Learn Better," TC's Chuck Basch Tells a Boston Public School Conference (12/14/2011)

Gut Check: Can the U.S. Meet a Public Health Challenge More Complex Than Smoking? (11/3/2011)

Writing the Book on School Health (10/6/2011)

Basch's Health Research Cited in Huffington Post Piece (9/14/2011)

TC's Basch Meets with U.S. Education Secretary to Outline Health Strategies (8/18/2011)

2010: The Year in review (5/11/2011)

Policy Highlights (5/11/2011)

Employee News (2/11/2011)

Staffing News (12/17/2010)

2010-11: The Year of Research at TC (11/17/2010)

The State of the College: It's the Year of Research at TC (10/26/2010)

TC's Basch Participates in White House Meeting on "Let's Move" Initiative (6/24/2010)

State Legislators Convene at TC (5/19/2010)

State Legislators Gather at TC (5/10/2010)

TC's Basch Participates in White House Meeting on "Let's Move" Initiative (5/7/2010)

A Letter From the President (4/1/2010)

Front and Center on the National Stage (4/1/2010)

An Update from TC's President (3/12/2010)

Compelling Evidence for Mounting a Nationally Coordinated School Health Effort (3/11/2010)

Healthier Students Are Better Learners: A Missing Link in Efforts to Close the Achievement Gap (3/8/2010 2:37:00 PM)

State Legislators to Meet at TC to Talk About Education (3/4/2010)

To Close Achievement Gap, U.S. Must Address Health Risks for Urban Minority Youth, TC's Basch Will Argue at March 9th Forum (3/1/2010)

One Busy Spring (2/27/2010)

$2.1 Million Cancer Grant for TC Researchers (6/22/2009)

Charles Basch appears on WNBC's 'Eye on NY Show' (3/24/2009)

Thinking Big About How to Close the Gap (11/25/2008 3:49:00 PM)

Thinking Big About How to Close the Gap (11/25/2008)

November Calender of events (11/1/2008)

Obama and McCain Education Advisors will Debate at TC (10/10/2008)

Meet Our Graduates! (7/1/2008)

2006: Research Highlights (5/8/2007)

Learning What We Know About Equity (2/26/2007)

Doing What We Do Best (1/22/2007)

Phone Them and They Will Come (1/22/2007)

Phone Them and They Will Come (1/3/2007)

New Mission Amplifies Long-Standing Purpose at Teachers College (6/9/2005)

The Next Big Thing (4/12/2005)

Toward a Healthier Student Body (10/29/2004)

Jena Curtis (11/10/2003)

Examining School Violence (1/1/2001)

Spencer Grant Studies Research: Nipping Aggression in the Bud (1/1/2001)

Zumwalt Leaves Dean's Post: Search for New Dean Begins (1/1/2001)

A Time for Renewal (6/1/2000)

Health Education Leads to More Eye Exams (6/1/2000)

A Time For Renewal (4/1/2000)

Professor Charles Basch: Health Education Leads to More Eye Exams in Group at Risk for Vision Loss (1/1/2000)

Leonard and Shirley Sacks (1/1/1999)

Where Are They Now? A Listing of Departmental Hubs (1/15/1997)