Office: Shelby County Coroner
Cilina “Lina” Evans
Political Experience: Coroner, Shelby County, 2017-present; secretary, Shelby County Women’s Republican Party, 2018-present.
Professional experience: Sexual assault nurse examiner with Safehouse Shelby County, 2017-present; Shelby County Child Death Review Team, 2016-present; chief deputy coroner, Shelby County, 2010-2017; deputy coroner, Shelby County, 2009-2010; University of Alabama Birmingham medical researcher, 1999-current; registered nurse, Children’s Hospital, 2008-2017
Civic experience: Instructor, Stop the Bleed Campaign, 2015-current; Rotary Club of Pelham/Alabaster; volunteer, First Light Women’s Shelter; president, St. Thomas Catholic Church Ladies Auxiliary, 2009-2010; treasurer, St. Thomas Catholic Church Ladies Auxiliary, 2008-2009
Main issues: Continue assessment of all people who die of sudden, unexpected or violent deaths by someone who has trained in forensics and medicine; continue educational efforts concerning suicide, illicit drugs, tobacco and alcohol; provide lifesaving campaigns such as Stop the Bleed; investigate deaths using current scientific literature, techniques and testing to reduce wait times for families; become more involved in local research in disease surveillance, motor vehicle injuries and other public health applications; become the first coroner’s office in Alabama to achieve National Accreditation; continue to serve families with compassion, empathy, integrity and professionalism; continue to set the example for all of Alabama’s coroner offices.
Education: Master of science, forensic science, National University, 2018; bachelor of science, nursing, University of Alabama- Birmingham, 2008; bachelor of science, biology w/minor in criminal justice, University of South Alabama 1997; American Board Medicolegal Death Investigator – F registered; registered nurse, Alabama, 2008-current.
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