Crystal Toll is a Registered Nurse who originally came to the University of Virginia in 2006 as a nurse traveler and remained in the Health System as a nurse clinician. During those years, she practiced nursing in the critical and intermediate care environments, taught Progressive Care Core Curriculum through the Nursing Education Services, and managed a critical care unit. Crystal completed a MSN in Nursing Education in 2011 and is currently an EdD candidate. She is currently employed by UVA’s quality department as a Value Analysis Coordinator. She is a clinical instructor in the School of Nursing teaching the Synthesis and Capstone Practicum Courses.

Research Focus

Adult Education in health care

Clinical Focus

Surgical, Medical, and Trauma Adult Critical Care

Teaching Focus

Connecting adult learning theory in the clinical setting to continue student centered professional development and assist nursing students to capitalize on their strengths and resources to develop their personal and professional growth.


Professional Service

  • Member, American Nurses Association
  • Member, Virginia Nurses Association
  • Member, American Association of Critical Care Nurse
  • Member, National Nursing Staff Development Organization