Sharyl Eve Toscano PhD, MS, BS, RN-CPN
Masters level: Women's Health, Research, Project and Thesis
Professional Nursing Practice
Since 1994, she has been active in both advance practice and RN roles.
Advanced Practice: Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Occupational Health, Women's Health
Theory Development, Publications, and Presentations
Awarded the Nursing Excellence in Research Folta-Deck Award 2011, Sigma Theta Tau, Eta Omega
Toscano, S(2012). Exploration of a methodology aimed at exploring characteristics of teen dating violence and preliminary findings. Applied Nursing Research, 25, 81-88. [Peer Reviewed Research]
Toscano S. (2010). The foundations for the development of intimacy. Journal of Pediatric Nursing 25(2), 81-88. [Peer Reviewed Research]
Toscano S. & Motgomery, R. (2009). The lived experience of women pregnant post in vitro fertilization through the lens of virtual communities. Health Care for Women International, 30(11), 1014-1036. [Peer Reviewed Research]
Toscano S. (2007). A grounded theory of female adolescents' dating experiences and factors influencing safety: the dynamics of the Circle. BMC Nursing, 6(7). [Peer Reviewed Research]
Toscano, S. (2007). It wasn't always that way: A poetic transcription. The American Journal For Nurse Practitioners, 11(9), 29-31. [Peer Reviewed Research]
Toscano, S. (2006). Sex Parties: Female Teen Sexual Experimentation. Journal of School Nursing, 22(5), 285-289. [Peer Reviewed Research]
Pearce, E., Hawkins, J., Kearney, M., Peyton, C., Dwyer, J., Haggerty, L., Higgins, L., Murro, B., Kelly, U., Toscano, S., Aber, C., Mahony, D., Bell, M. (2003). Translation of domestic violence instruments for use in research. Violence Against Women, 9(7), 859-878. [Peer Reviewed Research]
Davolio, D., Hawkins, J., Haggerty, L., Kelly, U., Barrett, R., Durno Toscano, S., Dwyer, J., Higgins, L., Kearney, M., Pearce, C., Aber, C., Mahony, D., & Bell, M. (2001). Screening for abuse: barriers and opportunities. Health Care for Women International, 22, 349-362. [Conceptual]
Toscano, S. (2001) [Review of the book Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice; the Complete Resource for Adult, Pediatric, or Family Practice]. Clinical Excellence for Nurse Practitioners, 1(4), 249
Toscano, S. (2012, October). "My Situation Wasn't that Unique": The Experience of Teens in Abusive Relationships. Oral Presentation presented at the 18th International Qualitative Health Research Conference, Montreal, PQ.
Toscano, S. (2011, October). The Lived Experience of High School Teens in Abusive Relationships: A Retrospective Narrative. Poster session presented at the 17th Qualitative Health Research Conference, Vancouver, BC.
Toscano, S. (2009, March). Validation of the theory of female adolescents' safety as determined by the dynamics of the circle. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Nurses Research Society, Boston, MA.
Toscano, S. (2007, September). Dating experiences and factors influencing safety: The Dynamics of the circle. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Nurses Network for Violence Against Women International, London, CA.
Invited to Present
Toscano, S (2010, February - March). A Health Conversation About Teen Relationships, On-line forum Robert Wood Johnson Foundation