Evelyn Perkins is Board Certified in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and as a Nurse Executive. She has 38 years of clinical and administrative positions at Northwestern Medicine before retiring in 2020. Evelyn has published scholarly articles in the the Archives of Psychiatric Nursing and in the Journal of American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She has given numerous local, regional, national, and international podium presentations. Evelyn is the national co-chair of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association's Forensic Council.