President and Co-Founder, Academy of Forensic Nursing
A native of Minnesota, Diana Faugno graduated with a degree in Nursing from the University of North Dakota in 1973 and she received her Master’s in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. She is a Board Director of EVAWI as well as a board member of CAPSAC California American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children Currently she is a per diem contract staff nurse at Eisenhower Medical Center. She is a fellow in the American Academy of Forensic Science, as well as a Distinguished Fellow in the International Association of Forensic Nurses. She has made numerous presentations to Sexual Assault Response Teams across the country as well as scientific community assemblies such as the American Academy of Science, EVAWI Conference. She provides trainings across the county to assist teams in development of staff on topics using curriculums and educational standards on various topics.
Ms. Faugno is the co-author of Color Atlas of Sexual Assault (Mosby Publications 1997). This was the first book of its kind in the nation. She is also co-author of Sexual Assault across the Life Span, (GW Medical 2003) and numerous other publications.