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Mary Eileen Evans

Mary Eileen Evans, American nursing educator, researcher.


  • Evans, Mary Eileen was born on September 30, 1942 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Emlyn Thomas Evans and Mary Elizabeth (Fasbenner) Gerheart.

  • Education

    • Registered Nurse, Lankenau Hospital School Nursing, Philadelphia, 1963. Bachelor of Science in Education, Temple University, 1965. Master of Science in Nursing, University Pennsylvania, 1969.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, State University of New York, Albany, 1976.


    • Staff nurse North Penn Hospital, Lansdale, Pennsylvania, 1963-1965. Office nurse H. Karl Dimlich, Doctor of Medicine, 1963-1965. Instructor Wilkes-Barre (Pennsylvania) General Hospital School Nursing.

      Assistant professor School Nursing, State University of New York, Albany, 1969-1976. Principal research scientist New York State Office Mental Health, 1976-1987, interim director Bureau Survey and Evaluation Research, 1987-1988, assistant director Bureau Evaluation and Services Research, 1988-1995, director Bureau Evaluation and Services Research, 1995-1996. Professor, director research University South Florida College Nursing, Tampa, since 1996, associate dean research and doctoral study, since 2002.

      Board directors Analytica, Albany. Consultant Veterans Administration Medical Center, Albany, 1976-1988. Associate professor Albany College Pharmacy, 1976-1984, Union College, Schenectady, 1981, 85.

      Associate professor, lecturer State University of New York, Albany, 1986-1990, adjunct associate professor School Public Health, 1992-1996. Trustee Foundation New York State Nurses Association, 1988-1996. Member editorial board Journal Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.

      Reviewer several journals. Member initial review group National Institute of Mental Health, 1996-2001, chair, 1999-2001.



    Major United States Army, 1975-1979. Fellow American Academy Nursing. Member American Public Health Association, American Nurses Association, American Sociological Association, American Statistical Association, American Evaluation Association, Society Research in Nursing Education, New York State Nurses Association (editorial board The Journal 1988-1993), National Association for Rural Mental Health, Association Health Services Research, Florida Nurses Association, Academy Health, Sigma Theta Tau, Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Kappa Delta, Southern Nursing Research Society, Phi Kappa Phi.


    • father: Emlyn Thomas Evans Gerheart
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Fasbenner) Gerheart
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    Born September 30, 1942
    (age 75)