Carol Caico
Carol Caicoae

Carol Caico, Ph.D., CS, NP

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D., Health & Human Services, Columbia Commonwealth University, WY, 2003
  • NP, Perinatal/Women’s Health, Stony Brook University, N.Y., 1994
  • MPS, Human Relations/Clinical Counseling, New York Institute of Technology, N.Y., 1987
  • B.S., Nursing, Regents College, N.Y., 1984
  • A.S., Nursing, Nassau Community College, N.Y., 1979

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • Nassau County Medical Reserve Corps active member responding mass immunizations and disasters such as shelters during Sandy.
  • 2003-Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions
  • 2005-2005: Interim Chair, Department of Nursing, New York Institute of Technology, School of Health Professions
  • 2002-2003: Adjunct Professor, Nursing, New York Institute of Technology
  • 2002-2002: Adjunct Professor, Adelphi University
  • 1994-Current Member of Medical staff SNCH

Clinical Practice

  • 2005-Present: Long Island Women's Healthcare, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
  • 2004-Present: Instructional Systems, Inc., Consultant
  • 2004-Present: American Journal for Nurse Practitioners, Peer Reviewer
  • 1987-Present: Private Practice, Psychotherapist
  • 1994-2005: Dr. Bern & Dr. Caico,, Private Practice, Women' Health Nurse Practitioner
  • 1998-2002: NSDEA & The Women's Program, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
  • 1980-1998 Nurse Manager and Supervisor OBGYN Unit

Research Interests

  • Perimenopause, Menopause
  • Women’s Health Issues including Sexual Health


  • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, National Certifying Corporation
  • Clinical Specialist Adult Psychiatric & Mental Health, American Nurse Credentialing Center
  • Menopause Clinician, North American Menopause Society
  • Childbirth Educator, Academy of Birth Educators
  • BLS for Healthcare, American Heart Association
  • Perinatal Bereavement Coordinator, RTS
  • ELNEC Certified ( Pediatric s)

Selected Academic and Professional Honors

  • 2007: Standard of Excellence Award at NYIT
  • 2006: Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau as a Nursing Leader
  • 1992: Nurse of Distinction ( South Nassau Communities Hospital)
  • Induction into PSI CHI (National Honor Society of Psychology)

Selected Grants and Research Funding

  • 2013: Neville, S., Caico, C., "Diversity in the Nursing Workforce." Submitted 3/13. Zauderer, C. HRSA Grant (not funded)
  • 2012: Caico C.. "Sexually Risky Behavior." Approved by NYIT IRB In College-Age Students” Conducted Jan-May 2012
  • 2008: Caico C. "Perimenopause/Menopause." Approved by NYIT IRB support Program. "Conducted summer 2008" (10 week education and Support group) New York State
  • 2005: Neville., S., Caico, C. "Promise of Nursing" Johnson & Johnson grant (not funded)

Selected Memberships in Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioner Association of New York State
  • American College of Nurse Practitioners
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Reproductive Health
  • Long Island Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Palliative Association

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Ballestas, H., & Caico, C. (2014). Pathophysiology of Nursing Demystified. New York, NY: McGraw Hill Education.
  • Caico, C. (Oct. 2014) Risky Sexual Behavior in College-Aged Students Compared to Risky Behavior in Older Women North American Menopause Conference Washington D.C.
  • Caico, C. (2014) Risky sexual behavior in College-aged students. Journal of Preventative Medicine 4,354-364
  • Caico, C. (February/April). A Perimenopause/Menopause Support Research Program: A Pilot Study. Journal On Nursing, 2(1).
  • Caico, C. (May-July). Lifelong Implications of MRSA: A Case Study. Journal on Nursing, 2(2).
  • Caico, C. (September 21-24, 2011). Poster presentation. Perimenopause/Menopause Support Program, at the North American Menopause Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Caico, C. (July 2011). Do Perimenopausal and Menopausal Symptoms Affect the Marital Relationship? Journal of Research in Nursing.
  • Caico, C., Cardoza, M., Della Vecchia, E., Ganzer, A., Greer, E., Hood, P., Montano, P., Neville, S., Sparacino, L., Zauderer, C. (April 6, 2011). Peer reviewed poster presentation. Meaningful Leadership: The Barometer for an Ever-Changing Climate in Healthcare, at the Seventh Annual Nursing Leadership Conference, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York.
  • Caico, C. (July 14, 2009). Research Paper Presentation. Perimenopause and Menopause Support Program, at the 20th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence Based Practice: Nursing Education: Finding and Using Evidence Towards Global Health. Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. July 13-17, 2009.
  • Caico, C., Driscoll, D. (2009). The Adolescent Pelvic Examination: Challenges and Critical Issues. Women's Health Care. 8(7), 20-24.
  • Caico, C. (2007). Educating Women's Health Nurse Practitioners about Perinatal Grief Process. Women's Health Care. 6(3), 19-26.
  • Caico, C., Driscoll, D. (1996). Critical Pathways and Mother-Baby Coupling. Nursing Management. 27(12), 22-25.
  • Caico, C., McLean, M. (1990). Making Mother-Baby Coupling Work Well. Nursing Management. 21(5), 58
  • Caico, C, (2015) Sexually risky behavior in college students compared to risky behavior in older women. 11,6,170-174
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