Angelett Evans, DBA, MS-HLP, Assistant Professor

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Health Administration


 Angelette M. Evans, DBA, MS-HLP


Dr. Evans has over 20-years of practical experience in healthcare administration and served multiple health systems as an agent of change.  With a strong background in program development, strategic/business planning, process improvement, and change management, she works on complex problems to transform services in alignment with stakeholder demands.  She is also accomplished in relationship-based strategies to build long-term partnerships with shared goals.  Dr. Evans functioned at the executive level for health systems developing strategies to engage/align leaders and physicians toward organizational and community priorities.  She is accomplished in market analysis, research, and intelligence; evaluating viable solutions and programs based on organizations capabilities and market/community needs.  In addition, she has a broad knowledge of medical group networks, ancillary services, managed care/insurance organizations, post-acute care, health information systems, and federally qualified health care organizations.  Among the health systems Dr. Evans worked for includes: Advocate Health Care, Methodist Hospitals, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.


In 2017, Dr. Evans earned her Doctor of Business Administration degree; with a specialization in Health Administration from Northcentral University.  Her research interests involve business process change, operational improvements, policy development for health service disparities, and leadership training (including physician leadership development).  She also has a background in health law and policy.  She earned her masters from DePaul University, College of Public Service Management in 2002. 


Dr. Evans is passionate in enhancing the healthcare leadership pipeline through teaching and mentoring.  Dr. Evans is a proponent of life-long learning and currently serves as the Director of Communications for Chicago Health Executive Forum (CHEF), which is the Chicagoland chapter of the American College of Health Service Executives (ACHE).  She formally served on the Regent’s Advisory Council Educational Programming committee with ACHE in early and mid-2000.  In addition, she held several leadership roles for the Metro Chicago chapter of the National Association of Health Service Executives (NAHSE).  She functioned as a preceptor to aspiring healthcare leaders for 14-years.  Dr. Evans is delighted that all her students transitioned into successful leadership careers.   


Dr. Evans also volunteers her time toward community ventures.  She co-chaired the Healthcare Council for the Chicago Southland Chamber of Commerce for eight years.  In addition, she serves the Illinois Alliance for Health Equity – on the Chicago and Cook County Community and Hospital Cooperative Policy Committee; and the Social and Structural Determinants of Health Committee.



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