Wendy Evans, MS(N), RN


Adjunct Instructor in Nursing

E-mail: evanswe@missouri.edu
Phone: 573.884.4424

S449 School of Nursing
Columbia, MO 65211

Nursing Specialty

Oncology nursing

Interest Area(s)

Health promotion and prevention


  • BSN – University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO
  • MS(N) – University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing, Columbia, MO
  • AD – Legal Nurse Consultant, Kaplan College of Professional Studies 

Bio and Professional Experience

Wendy Evans’s career has included roles as staff and head nurse, director of nursing education and associate hospital director for patient care services at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, research nurse for the MU Sinclair School of Nursing (MU SSON) and MU School of Medicine, and as a legal nurse consultant with an independent practice. She currently serves as a research nurse and clinical instructor for the MU SSON.


  • American Nurses Association
  • Missouri Nurses Association
  • Jefferson Club, University of Missouri
  • Tiger Scholarship Fund, University of Missouri
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Oncology Nursing Society, Central Missouri Chapter
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

Honors and Awards

  • 2007 – Excellence in Nursing Award, Sigma Theta Tau
  • 2001 – Millenium Health Care: Professional Development Course
  • 1999 – American Cancer Society, Mission Support Award for Patient Advocacy
  • 1996 – Alumna of the Year, MU SSON
  • 1993 – Selected Fellow to Eisenbise Executive Development Institute for Nurses, Kansas University


  • Evans, W., & Armer, J. (2003). Letter to the Editor: Nurses suggest further questions for study of sensations after breast cancer surgery. Oncology Nursing Forum, 29 (10), 1383. 
  • Evans, W. (2000, Summer). Cancer pain and e-health care. Oncology Review – Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.
  • Forney, D., and Evans, W. (1997, April). Development of a rural oncology nursing conference: Proposal through implementation. Oncology Nursing Forum, 537-543.


  • 2013 – Healthy Aging/How to Stay Out of a Nursing Home, Members of the Sedona Methodist Church, Sedona, AZ
  • 2005 – Ethics and Patient Care, Central Methodist senior nursing students, Fayette, MO
  • 2005 – Patient Advocacy: Oncology Nursing, MU accelerated student nurses, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • 2005 – Principles of Cancer Pain Management, MU student nurses, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • 2005 – Cancer Pain Management, Flagstaff Medical Center, Flagstaff, AZ
  • 2002 – Pain Pathways, 14th Annual Gerontology Nursing Conference, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • 2002 – Nursing Research of Breast Cancer Lymphedema, Samaritan Hospital, Macon, MO
  • 2002 – Nursing Study of Breast Cancer Lymphedema, Day of Caring – Breast Cancer Survivors, St. Louis, MO
  • 2001 – Nursing Research of Breast Cancer Lymphedema, Loch Haven Nursing Home, Macon, MO
  • 2000 – Breast Cancer: A Conference for the Advanced Practice Nurse, sponsored by University of Missouri Health Care with an educational grant from Bristol Meyers-Squibb, Chicago