Casey Bassett, PhD

Casey Bassett, PhD

Casey Bassett, PhD
Casey Bassett, PhD

Campus Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Life and Advisement
Assistant Director of the Office of Personalized Health and Well-being
Associate Professor of Histopathology

Winnie Davis Hall 107

108 Spear Road

Athens, GA 30602



B.S. in Chemistry, Tennessee Tech University

PhD in Pathology, Vanderbilt University

Honors / Awards / Achievements

“Best Professor” and “Basic Science Faculty of the Year” Teaching Awards (2004, 2005, 2009)

Reviewer for Medical Science Educator, Journal of IAMSE, 2013-present

Exam Item Writer for National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiner

Essential Skills in Medical Education Certificate- IAMSE/AMEE, July 2009

Member of Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Mortar Board National Honor Society

Member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society

Selected Publications

Bassett, C. and Gromley, Z. “Integration of Basic Science with Clinical Medicine in the Form of TBL Promotes Students’ Engagement and Learning” Concurrent Session at the Transforming Medical Education: Embracing the Evolution Conference, Oklahoma State University Health Science Center in Tulsa, OK June 16-17, 2016.

Bassett, C., Gromley, Z., and Miller, S. “Using Team-Based Learning to Override the Cram and Dump Mentality in Medical Education.” 24th Annual Osteopathic Medical Education Leadership Conference, Austin, TX, 2014 (oral presentation/discussion).

Bassett, C., Higgins, B., Monteil, M., and Richardson, W.S. “Transforming Faculty to Teach and Serve in a New Integrated Medical Curriculum.” AAMC Regional Conference of the Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA), Lexington, KY, 2012 (oral presentation/discussion).

Bassett, C.N. Montine, T.J. Lipoproteins and lipid peroxidation in Alzheimer’s disease. J Nutr Health Aging. 2003; 7(1):24-9. Review.

Bassett, C.N., Swift, L.L., Montine, K.S., Markesbery, W.R., Montine, T.J. Cerebrospinal fluid lipoprotein delivery to human neuronal cells is increased in Alzheimer’s disease and is dependent on apoE monomer concentration. J Alzheimers Dis. 2002 Feb; 4(1): 19-30.

Bassett, C.N., Montine, K.S., Neely, M.D., Swift, L.L., Montine, T.J. Cerebrospinal fluid lipoproteins in Alzheimer’s disease. Microsc Res Tech. 2000 Aug 15; 50(4): 282-6. Review.

Bassett, C.N., Neely, M.D., Sidell, K.R., Markesbery, W.R., Swift, L.L., Montine, T.J. Cerebrospinal fluid lipoproteins are more vulnerable to oxidation in Alzheimer’s disease and are neurotoxic when oxidized ex vivo. Lipids. 1999 Dec; 34(12): 1273-80.

Montine, K.S., Bassett, C.N., Ou, J.J., Markesbery, W.R. Swift, L.L., Montine, T.J. Apolipoprotein E allelic influence on human cerebrospinal fluid apolipoproteins. J Lipid Res. 1998 Dec; 39(12): 2443-51.

Scholarship & Research

Histology and Pathology Education

Medical Education

TBL and Active Learning

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Lipid Peroxidation

Mindfulness & Meditation

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