S. Ann Evans, RN, MS, MBA, CENP, FAAN is the Nurse Consultant & Health Coach at Epstein Neurosurgery Center, LLC.
She was previously the Chief Clinical Officer for Kindred Hospital in Denver CO. Her experience also includes her role for many years as the Chief Nursing Officer and VP for Patient Care Services at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center and the VP of Patient Care Services at Tallahassee Memorial Health Care. As a champion for excellence in patient care and nursing practice, she brings a wealth of world expertise to the role.
Evans began her career as a staff nurse in Colorado Springs. Her journey then took her to Alaska for 12 years where she served as a flight nurse, as director of an air medical transport program and as a faculty member at the University of Alaska Nursing and Health Science Center. She then travelled to Florida where she served as the Executive Director of the Heart and Vascular Institute.
She is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the American Heart Association Council of CV Nurses. She is certified by AONE as a Nurse Executive. She was the President of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Colorado Center of Nursing Excellence and the Daisy Foundation.
Ann holds a master’s in nursing and business from the University of Alaska, Anchorage and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Florida State University.