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Faculty Danna Ethan

E-Mail Address: danna.ethan@lehman.cuny.edu
Office Number: Gillet Hall, Room 431C
Rank: Associate Professor
Degrees and Sources of Degrees: B.A., Franklin and Marshall Coll.; M.S.W., New York Univ.; M.A., Ed.D., Teachers Coll., Columbia Univ.

Dr. Ethan is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Sciences at Lehman College, CUNY. She is also Director of the Undergraduate Health Education and Promotion Program. Dr. Ethan earned her doctorate in health education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and received her graduate training in social work from New York University. Dr. Ethan’s research interests are in college health promotion and urban health disparities.

Reseach Interests:

  • Health disparities, health determinants, college student health.

Selected Publications:

  • Mongiovi, J., Hillyer, G.C., Basch, C.H., Ethan, D. & Hammond, R. Characteristics of medication advertisements found in US women’s fashion magazines. Health Promotion Perspectives. 2017;7(1):28-33.
  • Ethan, D., Basch, C.H., Johnson, G.D., Hammond, R.H., Chow, C.M. & Varsos, V. An analysis of technology-related distracted biking behaviors and helmet use among cyclists in New York City. Journal of Community Health. 2016;41(1):138-145.
  • Ethan, D., Basch, C.H., Berdnik, A. & Sommervil, M. Dietary supplements advertised in muscle enthusiast magazines: A content analysis of marketing strategies. International Journal of Men’s Health. 2016;15(2):194-202.
  • Ethan, D., Basch, C.H., Hillyer, G.C., Berdnik, A. & Huynh, M. An analysis of weight loss articles and advertisements in mainstream women’s health and fitness magazines. Health Promotion Perspectives. 2016;6(2):80-84.
  • Basch, C.H., Ethan, D. & Kecojevic, A. Comparing health-related news articles to original research studies: A lesson for research methods. Pedagogy in Health Promotion. E-publication ahead of print: August 2, 2016.
  • Basch, C. H., Mongiovi, J., Hillyer, G. C., Ethan, D., Hammond, R. An Analysis of
    Electronic Cigarette and Cigarette Advertising in US Women’s Magazines. International
    Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2016;7:103.
  • Fullwood, M.D., Mongiovi, J., Hillyer, G., Basch, C.H., Ethan, D. & Hammond, R. An advertisement analysis of alcohol products in popular women’s magazines. Frontiers in Women’s Health. 2016;1(1):6-8.
  • Basch, C.H., Mongiovi, J., Hillyer, G.C., Fullwood, M.D., Ethan, D. & Hammond, R. An advertisement and article analysis of skin products and topics in popular women’s magazines: Implications for skin cancer prevention. Health Promotion Perspectives. 2016;5(4):261-268.
  • Ethan, D., Basch, C.H., Samuel, L., Quinn, C. & Dunne, S. An examination of product packaging marketing strategies used to promote pediatric multivitamins. Journal of Community Health. 2015;40(3):564-568.
  • Basch, C.H., Ethan, D., Zybert, P. & Basch, C.E. Pedestrian behavior at five dangerous and busy Manhattan intersections. Journal of Community Health. 2015;40(4):789-792.
  • Basch, C.H., Roberts, K.J., 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, C.H., Ethan, D., Zybert, P., Afzaal, S., Spillane, M. & Basch, C.E. Public bike sharing in New York City: Helmet use behavior patterns at 25 Citi BikeTM Stations. Journal of Community Health. 2015;40(3):530-533.
    Basch, C.H., Hillyer, G.C., Ethan, D., Berdnik, A. & Basch, C.E. Tanning shade gradations of models in mainstream fitness and muscle enthusiast magazines: Implications for skin cancer prevention. American Journal of Men's Health. 2015;9(4):301-306.
  • Basch, C.H., Mongiovi, J. Hillyer, G.C., Fullwood, M.D., Ethan, D. & Hammond, R. An advertisement and article analysis of skin products and topics in popular women’s magazines: Implications for skin cancer prevention. Health Promotion Perspectives.2015;5(4): 261-268.
  • Ethan, D., Basch, C.H., Rajan, S., Samuel, L. & Hammond, R.N. A comparison of nutritional quality of food products on circulars for grocery stores in highest- versus lowest-income NYC zip codes. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2014;11:537-547.
  • Ethan, D., Rennis, L., Samuel, L., Seidel, E.J. & Basch, C.H. A review of college-level health textbooks for coverage of type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and metabolic syndrome. Health Education Journal. 2014;73(2):217-227.
  • Basch, C.H., Ethan, D., Hillyer, G.C. & Berdnik, A. Skin cancer prevention coverage in popular women’s health and fitness magazines: An analysis of advertisements and articles. Global Journal of Health Science. 2014; 6(4):42-48.
    Samuel, L., Basch, C.H., Ethan, D. & Hammond, R. An analysis of sodium, total fat and saturated fat contents of packaged food products advertised in Bronx-based supermarket circulars. Journal of Community Health. 2014;39:775-782.
  • Samuel, L., Ethan, D., Basch, C. & 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.
  • Basch, C.H., Hammond, R.N., Ethan, D. & Samuel, L. Food advertisements in two popular parenting magazines: Results of a five-year analysis. Global Journal of Health Science. 2014;6(2):175-182.
  • Basch, C.H., 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):1-4.
    Basch, C.H., Ethan, D., Rajan, S. & Basch. C.E. Technology-related distracted walking behaviors in Manhattan's most dangerous intersections. Injury Prevention. 2014; 20(5):343-346.
  • Basch, C.H., Ethan, D., Rajan, S., Samayoa-Kozlowsky, S. & Basch, C.E. Helmet use among users of the Citi Bike bicycle-sharing program: A pilot study in New York City.
    Journal of Community Health. 2014;39(3):503-507.
  • Basch, C.H., Zagnit, E., Rajan, S., Ethan, D., Basch, C. Helmet use among cyclists in New York City. Journal of Community Health. 2014;39(5):956-958.