As a licensed family nurse practitioner, Dr. Cecile Evans worked at a number of health care facilities in Tennessee and Colorado before earning her Ph.D. in Nursing from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Her doctoral dissertation was titled, “Function and Pain in Community-Dwelling, Adult Mid-Southerners with Limb Loss". Dr. Evans joined the faculty of Boise State University in 2010. She has been a professional adviser for the Out on a Limb limb loss support group since 2005, and a member of several professional organizations, including the American Diabetes Association and the American Nursing Association.
Book Review of "Chronic Pain: An Integrated Biobehavioral Approach" by Herta Flor and Dennis Turk, Pain Management Nursing (2012)
Nurse Practitioners and Phantom Limb Pain Awareness, Nurse Practitioners of Idaho (2011)
Stability of Temperature Asymmetries in Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Over Time and Changes in Pain (with Richard A. Sherman, Kent W. Karstetter, and Melissa Damiano), Clinical Journal of Pain (1994)
Objective: To determine the clinical usefulness of skin temperature patterns for tracking reflex sympathetic dystrophy...
Pain Management: A Primary Role in Nursing, HCP Live: PainLive (2011)
Nursing is a unique, caring profession that transcends theory, research, and best practice to participate...
Phantom Limb Pain: Roadmap to Understanding (Skype Interview with Victoria Camblin), Relatively Absolute Day of Live Events, Wysing Arts Centre Exhibit, University of Cambridge (2013)
Evans’ interview focused on her research on phantom limb pain and was intended as an...
Can You Tell Me Where It Hurts?, The Idaho Health Care Association-Idaho Center for Assisted Living Winter Convention (2013)
Evans’ presentation “Can You Tell Me Where It Hurts?” helped attendees learn how to accurately...
Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Theory Applied to Study of Self-Care Practices of Phantom Limb Pain, 3rd Annual Nursing Research Day (2012)
Function and Pain in Adult Mid-Southerners with Limb Loss (with Veronica F. Engle), American Society for Pain Management Nursing (2009)
Purpose: To describe function, pain, health status, and demographic factors of Minority and Caucasian adult...
Student Mentored Scholarship
Pain Quality Descriptors in Persons with Limb Loss (with Angelica I. Garcia) (2011)
Background: Phantom limb pain is very common, and its pain quality descriptors give insight to...