Dr. Scharf is a community health/public health nurse with interests in adolescent health, pregnancy prevention, communicable diseases especially sexually transmitted diseases, epidemiology, breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, environmental health and international health. As part of our community health education, she has taken groups of nursing students to the Philippines to explore urban and rural community health experiences in collaboration with the University of the Philippines in Manila and San Juan, Batangas.
- Ed.D. Columbia University
- M.Ed. Columbia University
- B.S.N. Ohio State University
Evaluation Results of the Newark, NJ Best Friends Best Men Adolescent Family Life Education Program, An Abstinence-Based Program to Enhance Preteen and Adolescent Health
Friends and Families United, Inc., May 2011
- Yearly presentations at the American Public Health Association, Sigma Theta Tau International, and Gamma Nu Research Conferences.