Evelyn graduated with a nursing degree from Binghamton State Hospital, Maine in 1973. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from State University New York, Binghamton in 1990. With 25 years experience in cardiac nursing and cardiac diagnostics she moved to Rapid City in 1990 to manage the cardiac catheterization lab at Rapid City Regional Hospital. In 1999 she joined the Heart Doctors working with Dr. Teixeira and specializing in Electrophysiology. She completed her Master’s in Nursing with Nurse Practitioner at SDSU in 2000.

Evelyn has a daughter who is also a nurse and has 2 grandchildren. She and her husband enjoy hiking, gardening, cooking, skiing and traveling.