Faculty Information

Hillary L. Broder, PhD, MEd

Cariology and Comprehensive Care
137 East 25th Street, 5th floor, New York, NY
Fax: 212-995-4889
E-mail: hillary.broder@nyu.edu


PhD, Psychology, Duke University 1980
MEd, Educational Psychology, Duke University 1977
BA, History 1970


  • communication in health care
  • community outreach to diverse patient groups
  • quality of life
  • psychosocial aspects in orthodontic/cleft/craniofacial care


NIDCR/NIH: Quality of Life in Children with Cleft (2009-14)


Complete listing available on the NYU Health Sciences Library site.

Quality of Life

Broder, H.L., McGrath, C., Wilson, M. Assessing the impact of oral health on the life quality of children: Implications for research and practice. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 32 (2):81-5, 2004.

Broder, HL. Children's oral health-related quality of life. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 35(Suppl. 1): 5-7, 2007.

Broder, H.L., Cisneros, G., McGrath, C., Wilson-Genderson, M. Questionnaire development: face validity and item impact testing of the Child Oral Health Impact Profile. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 35(Suppl 1):8-19, 2007.

Broder, H.L. Wilson-Genderson,M. Reliability and Convergent and discriminant validity of the child oral health impact profile (COHIP Child's Version). Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 35(Suppl 1):20-31, 2007.

Wilson-Genderson, M., Broder, H.L. Concordance between caregiver and child reports of Children's Oral Health-related Quality of Life. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 35(Suppl 1):32-40, 2007.

Dunlow, N., Phillips, C., Broder, H.L. Concurrent Validity of the COHIP. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 35(Suppl 1):41-49, 2007.

Broder, H.L., Slade, G., Caine, R., Reisine, S. Perceived impact of oral health conditions among minority adolescents. Public Health in Dentistry, 60(3):189-92, 2000.

Communication in Health Care

Broder, H.L., Janal, M. Promoting interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity among dental students. Journal of Dental Education, 70(4):409-15, 2006.

Broder, H.L., Feldman, C.A., Saporito, R.A. Implementing and evaluating a patient instructor program. Journal of Dental Education, 60:755-62, 1996.

Broder, H.L. Diversity, Sociocultural Issues, and Communication in Health Care". In Gluck, G, Morganstein, WM, eds., Jong's Community Dental Health, (Fifth edition). Mosby Co., 2002.

Broder, H.L., Russell, S., Catapano, P., Reisine, S. Perceived barriers and facilitators to dental treatment among female caregivers of children with and without HIV and theirhealth care providers. Journal of Pediatric Dentistry, 24(4):301-8, 2002.

Community outreach to diverse patient groups

Reed, R., Broder, H.L., Jenkins, G., Janal, M. Oral health status and related quality of life among older adults in a nursing home. Gerontology, 23:73-8, 2006.

Broder, H.L., Reisine, S., Johnson, R.L. Role of African American fathers in child-rearing and oral health practices in an inner city environment. Journal of Public Health and Dentistry, 66(2):138-43, 2006.

Conte, M., Broder, H.L., Reed, R., Jenkins, G. Oral health, related behaviors and oral health impacts among homeless adults. Journal of Public Health and Dentistry, 66(4);276-278, 2006.

Broder, H.L., Laskey, R., Zaccardi, V., Janal, M. Facial trauma: a recurrent disease? The potential role of disease prevention. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 62(6):685-9, 2002.

Broder, H.L., Russell, S., Variagiannis, E., Reisine, S. Oral health perceptions and adherence with dental treatment among caregivers of children with HIV. AIDS Education

Psychosocial aspects in orthodontic/cleft/craniofacial care

Phillips, C., Broder, H.L., Bennett, B. Motives of treatment among patients seeking orthodontic consultations. International Journal of Adult Orthodontic/Orthognathic Surgery, 12:7-16, 1998

Phillips, C., Broder, H.L, Bennett, B. Dentofacial harmony: Psychological status among patients seeking orthognathic treatment. The Angle Orthodontist, 68(6):547-56, 1998. and Prevention: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 11(6):541-52, 1999.

Broder, H.L., Phillips, C., Kaminetsky, S. Decision-making in patients with dentofacial disharmony. Seminars in Orthodontics, 6(4):249-58, 2000.

Broder, H.L. Using psychological assessment and therapeutic strategies to enhance psychological well-being. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 38(2):248-54, 2001.

Broder, H.L. Smith, F.B., Strauss, R.P. Developing a teacher behavior rating scale for comparing teachers' rating of children with and without craniofacial disorders. Cleft-Craniofacial Journal, 38(6):560-6, 2001.