Evalina Ikpoh is from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, born and raised. She is first-generation born to African parents of the countries Angola and Nigeria. Evalina has only one sister, Belinda, who is currently in medical school. Evalina went to The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland for her undergraduate career, where she majored in Natural Sciences Area/pre-med and minored in Women, Gender, and Sexuality.
Currently, Evalina is taking up her Masters of Public Health at The George Washington University. Her concentration is in Maternal and Child Health. With the masters degree, Evalina plans on going to medical school afterwards and concentrating in obstetrics/gynecology. "There is a rise of importance in women's health, and people are now understanding that women's health is the pedestal and foundation for overall health within the community." Evalina hopes to practice domestically and abroad in Africa as a physician where she plans to open infant and women clinics abroad to promote women's health. In her free time, Evalina enjoys shopping, travel, and family time. Lastly, Evalina lives by one of her favorite quotes from Desmond Tutu: "Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”Back to All Practitioners