Casey Corches

Casey L. Corches, MPH, MS, OTR/L

Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems (HILS) PhD Student


Casey Corches is a PhD student in the Health Infrastructures and Learning Systems program. Casey holds a Master of Science in occupational therapy (OT) from Alvernia University, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Florida International University.

Casey has worked in a variety of clinical, academic, and community-based settings as a health care provider, public health practitioner and researcher, and educator specializing in improving post-stroke outcomes and reducing stroke disparities. Casey is interested in understanding how to bridge care transition gaps in treatment and prevention of stroke through application of a learning health system perspective spanning traditional healthcare settings, public health, and community-based sectors.

Advisor: Gretchen Piatt

Published Articles or Reviews

Corches, C.L., McBride, A.C., Robles, M.C., Rehman, N., Bailey, S., Oliver, A., Skolarus, L.E. (2020). Development, adaptation and scale-up of a community-wide, health behavior theory-based stroke preparedness intervention. American Journal of Health Behavior, 44(6), 744-755.

Skolarus, L.E., Sales, A.E., Zimmerman, M.A., Corches, C.L., Landis-Lewis, Z., Robles, M.C., McBride, A.C., Rehman, N., Oliver, A., Islam, N., Springer, M.V., O’Brien, A., Bailey, S., Morgenstern, L.B., Meurer, W.J., Burke, J.F. (2019). Stroke ready: A multi-level program that combines implementation science and community based participatory research approaches to increase acute stroke treatment: Protocol for a stepped wedge trial. Implementation Science, 14(24).