Office of the Chancellor

Feb. 10: Lorraine Evangelista

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Lorraine Evangelista

Lorraine Evangelista is professor and senior associate director for academic affairs for UCI's Program in Nursing Science. She is leading Pro-Heart, a multiuniversity study to see whether a protein-rich diet can increase the long-term health prospects for overweight patients with congestive heart failure. She received her Ph.D. in nursing from UCLA in 2000 and served on the faculties of California State University Los Angeles and UCLA before joining UCI in 2011. She now serves as associate director of the nursing science program's new doctoral program.