Joyvina Evans, PhD MSPH MSA (She/Her/Hers)
- Health Management
- College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences
Dr. Joyvina Evans earned a PhD in Public Health with a specialization in Community Health Promotion and Education, Masters in Public Health, Masters in Administration, and Bachelors of Business in Management. She successfully completed the Strategies for Higher Education Teaching and Learning certificate and Women in Education Leadership program at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.
Born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in Flint, Michigan, Dr. Evans has over a decade of clinical, academic, and administrative research experience. Dr. Evans was the Project Lead and Research Manager in Cardiovascular Research at University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, where she was responsible for all phases of development and recruitment for an Aortic biobank that housed blood and tissue of patients having open-aortic surgeries. She had direct oversight of the workflow, budget, purchasing, as well as hiring, training, and supervision of fifteen research assistants.
After working in research, Dr. Evans transitioned into higher education. She has worked as a subject matter expert on course developments, professor, and in leadership positions within undergraduate/graduate healthcare administration and public health programs. She holds an extensive background in online education and has experience building curriculum for new graduate programs and creating accelerated Bachelors to Masters mapping.
Dr. Evans is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, American Public Health Association, and Association of University Programs in Healthcare Administration.