Shirley Evers-Manly, PhD, FN, FAAN
Managing Director, Clinical Development, Paladin Healthcare Management
Shirley Evers-Manly, PhD, RN, FAAN is the Managing Director of Clinical Development at Paladin Healthcare Management, in El Segundo, California. Dr. Evers-Manly earned a PhD from the University of California, San Francisco, Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and a Master of Science Nursing degree from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California.
Dr. Shirley D. Evers-Manly, has more than 32 years of experience developing and implementing clinical, academic, and community-based health promotion and prevention programs, working with vulnerable populations and speaking about diversity in health care locally and abroad. She serves as the Principal Investigator for the Aim 2 Care Multiple Chronic Conditions training grant, Bridges to the Doctorate and Song Brown Student Success grants as well as leads the Global Health Initiative at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.
She has won numerous prestigious awards for her accomplishments and contributions to improve clinical practices, inpatient and community health outcomes, and academia and was awarded Congressional Recognition for Outstanding Community Service by the California State Senate and United States Congress. In 2014, she was given the prestigious honor of induction into the Inaugural Leadership Hall of Fame, Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, Alpha Eta Chapter (UCSF).
Dr. Evers-Manly is an internationally recognized expert in oncology and health disparities throughout the life span. She has made significant contributions in advocating to eliminate health disparities and inequities throughout the world. She gives voice to those who feel they have no voice. Dr. Evers-Manly’s understanding of underserved populations brings a humanistic approach to strategic, safe, high quality and cost-effective healthcare—leadership assets and skills from which the health care arena will benefit.
For her significant contributions in the areas of service, scholarship, community and leadership, she was inducted as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, which was established to serve the general public and nursing profession by advancing health policy and practice through the generation, synthesis and dissemination of nursing knowledge. Dr. Evers-Manly is on faculty at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Nursing, is the Regional Chair for Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor society where 26 nursing honor society chapters’ report to her and serves as Chair of the National Black Nurses Association’s Ad hoc Committee on the Global Health.