Angela M Evans Australian Podiatry Conference 2019

Angela M Evans

Dr Angela Evans AM is an Adelaide based clinician, and Honorary Senior Lecturer at La Trobe University, with FAAPSM, Post-Graduate Diploma in Social Science, PhD by thesis investigating paediatric leg pain, Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, and APodA Paediatric Credential. Publications include: 85 Peer-Reviewed journal articles, Cochrane Library systematic review for non- surgical intervention for paediatric flat foot, podiatry textbook Paediatrics, monograph series Evidence Essentials, and other book chapters. Volunteer history includes: National Medical Education Scientific Council and Medical Education Scientific Advisory Council of Diabetes Australia; Scientific Committees of 1998, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2019 Australasian Podiatry conferences; Medical programs at 2000 - Olympic Games; World Winter Games – Special Olympics, 2005; 2006 Commonwealth Games; Clinical Director of National Games – Special Olympics, 2010. Dr Evans has volunteered with clubfoot projects in Vietnam, and since 2008 in Bangladesh, using the Ponseti corrective method. ‘Walk for Life’, in Bangladesh, has treated over 22,500 children with congenital clubfoot deformity. Notably, Dr Evans with ‘Walk for Life’ won the 2016 BMJ South Asia Healthcare Award for Excellence in Delivery of Primary Care. Dr Evans was awarded membership (AM) of the Order of Australia in the 2019 Australia Day Honours for significant contribution to community health, especially in paediatric podiatry, and to professional standards. Dr Evans’ main interest is the nexus between research and clinical practice, so that paediatric patients receive best available evidence based care, with overdiagnosis averted.

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