Carmella Evans-Molina

Associate Professor, Medicine, Cellular & Integrative Physiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Indiana University School of Medicine



Dr. Carmella Evans-Molina is the J.O. Ritchey Scholar in Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN, USA, where she serves as Director of the Pediatric Diabetes Research Program in the Herman B Wells Center, as an Associate Director of the Indiana University Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases (CDMD), and as Director of CDMD Islet and Physiology Core. Dr. Evans-Molina is a Staff Physician at the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN. She earned her MD degree from Marshall University in Huntington, WV and her PhD from the University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville, VA. Dr. Evans-Molina completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA and subspecialty training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at UVA. Dr. Evans-Molina runs a basic science research program focused on the molecular and inflammatory etiologies of cell dysfunction in diabetes mellitus with a specific focus on the regulation of intracellular calcium homeostasis. She also has ongoing translational projects focused on the discovery and validation of novel serum biomarkers of early cell stress in clinically silent Type 1 diabetes. Her research is funded by the US National Institutes of Health, the US Veteran’s Administration, and the JDRF. Dr. Evans-Molina is an investigator in the Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet Network, where she serves as Chair of the Cell and Metabolism Working Group and Chair of the Long-Term Investigative Follow-Up in TrialNet (LIFT) Study. Dr. Evans-Molina was recently appointed as a Co-Executive Director of the Network for Pancreatic Organ Donors (nPOD) Program. She is an editorial board member for the journals Diabetes and Endocrinology