Mark Toles, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor & Beerstecher-Blackwell Distinguished Term Scholar

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Campus Box #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Mark Toles, PhD, RN, FAAN is an associate professor with expertise in nursing care of older adults, the quality of care in nursing homes, and transitional care of older adults as they transfer between settings and providers of healthcare. His prior studies have used epidemiological and case study approaches to describe health outcomes and services for transitioning older adults. In his current research, Dr. Toles continues to develop and test “Connect-Home,” a transitional care intervention for older adults and their caregivers during transitions from skilled nursing facilities to home. Dr. Toles is a co-investigator in clinical trials of interventions to improve health outcomes of older adults with dementia and their caregivers and to improve health outcomes of skilled nursing facility patients with a history of falls.

Teaching: N913 and N914, Knowledge synthesis.