Evelyn Terrell, OTD, MHSA, OTR/L, is the Director of Global Health and Telehealth at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, part of the Nicklaus Children’s Health System (formerly Miami Children’s Health System), and has oversight of programs serving patients from over 100 countries across the globe. She has been with Nicklaus Children’s for over 25 years and previous roles included Director of Rehabilitation Services for the health system.
Evelyn has 12 years of pediatric healthcare leadership experience executing evidence-based programs, innovative business strategies and managing multiple service lines that drive clinical excellence, enhance the patient experience, and improve population health. She has a track record of success in business and program development, project management, quality improvement, and revenue optimization.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy degree from Florida International University, Master of Science in Health Services Administration degree from Barry University and a Doctor in Occupational Therapy degree with a concentration in administration and practice management.
Evelyn is a regular speaker at national conferences. She lectures for her expertise in pediatric leadership/management, occupational therapy, international services and telehealth. She is a thought leader and routinely interacts with policymakers, community leaders, and health care professionals to increase awareness, adoption and knowledge of best practices in virtual health. Evelyn is the Vice Chair for the American Telemedicine Association Telerehabilitation Special Interest Group and has served in numerous professional committees.