Dr. Toscos holds a PhD in Informatics from Indiana University, Bloomington where she focused on Human Computer Interaction Design. She also completed a Postdoctoral Health Services Research Fellowship at the Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis and worked as a Registered Dietitian prior to completing training in computer science.
As a Research Scientist and Manager of Informatics Research at Parkview Research Center, Dr. Toscos leads an interdisciplinary team focused on finding optimal ways to leverage health information technologies to empower patients to effectively manage their health. In the past four years at Parkview, she has built the Informatics Research group from the ground up while managing a portfolio of 25 projects and approximately $2 million in external funding. Dr. Toscos has been a PI and co-PI on grants from AHRQ, PCORI, and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as well as numerous drug and device companies. Her publications have garnered awards from ACM SIGCHI, the PervasiveHealth conference, the International Medical Informatics Association, and the iSchools Organization.