Dr. Evans-Molina earned her M.D. degree from Marshall University in Huntington, WV and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. She completed her subspecialty training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. While completing her fellowship training, she earned a Ph.D. in Pharmacology, also from the University of Virginia.
Dr. Evans-Molina joined the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2008, where she is the Eli Lilly Foundation Professor of Pediatric Diabetes. Dr. Evans-Molina serves as Director of the NIH P30-funded Indiana Diabetes Research Center (IDRC) and as Director of the IDRC Islet and Physiology Core. She directs the Diabetes Research Program in the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research and is a staff physician at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center. She serves as an Associate Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program at IU and as Co-Director of the Diabetes and Obesity T32 Training Program.
Dr. Evans-Molina is an investigator in the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Network, where she serves as a Scientific Advisor, Chair of the Long-Term Investigative Follow-Up (LIFT) Study, and Chair of the TN-31 JAKPOT T1D Trial. She is also a member of the Rare and Atypical Diabetes (RADIANT) Network. Dr. Evans-Molina is a Co-Executive Director of the Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors with Diabetes (nPOD) and is a Co-PI of the NIH-funded Integrated Islet Distribution Program (IIDP).
Her research is funded by the NIH, VA, JDRF, and Helmsley Charitable Trust. She is an Associate Editor for the journal, Diabetes.