Dena Evans

Interim Director - School of Nursing, Associate Professor
School of Nursing
CHHS - 442
704-687-7974
Research Interest: 
Student Retention, Workforce Diversity, Incivility
Teaching Specialty: 
Nursing Leadership, Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice, Pharmacology, Advanced Concepts of Pharmacology, Leadership in Clinical Microsystems, Care Environment and Clinical Outcomes Management, Community Health Nursing, Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice, Curriculum Theory and Design in Nursing
Education: 
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, School of Nursing, Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC.; Master of Science in Public Health Nursing, Policy and Leadership, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.; Master of Science in Nursing, Health Systems. Concentration: Clinical Nurse Leader, School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.; Doctor of Education, College of Education, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
Certification: 
Emerging Leaders Institute, UNC Charlotte, 2017; Leadership UNC Charlotte, 2015; Outstanding Teaching Award, 2014; Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching (nominee for 2014); Elizabeth Scott Carrington Academic Award, 2014 UNC Chapel Hill; Blee-Warick Hayes Award for Public Health Nursing, UNC Chapel Hill
Personal Interests: 
North Carolina Nurses’ Association, North Carolina Council of Deans and Directors, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader Association, Sigma Theta Tau - Alpha Alpha chapter, North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity, International Editorial Review Board of Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, NCNA Council on Nursing Informatics, NCNA Nurses on Boards 2020 Council, NCNA Speakers Bureau