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Tanya M Bass

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Adjunct Instructor
(919) 530-6422
104A Miller-Morgan Building


Tanya M. Bass, MS, CHES, has 20 years of experience and is viewed as a subject matter expert in the field of health education, minority health, pregnancy prevention, HIV/STDs, reproductive health and sexual health. She was hired as the FIRST Health Educator at NCCU in Student Health and Counseling Services from 2005-2009.

She is an alumna of the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in the Department of Public Health Education. She currently teaches a Human Sexuality course and has been a part time instructor at NCCU for 15 years. She is a two term Past-President for the North Carolina Society for Public Health Education. Tanya works full-time as a Project Manager. She also serves as facilitator of evidenced based and evidenced informed curricula. She is a trainer for programs that assist youth living with HIV/AIDS transition into adulthood and programs that encourage parents to communicate about puberty and sexual health with their children.

Tanya is committed to reducing health disparities and intends to earn a doctorate to begin researching and addressing specific issues impacting sexual health and sexual behavior. She is a Certified Health Education Specialist and enjoys planning and attending professional development opportunities.


MSPH North Carolina Central University 2003
BS North Carolina Central University 1990

Selected Publications

1. Bass, T. M. (1900). Exploring Female Sexuality: Embracing the Whole Narrative. NC Journal of Medicine.
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