Eva Smith, MD, MPH

Eva SmithClass of: 1990

Departments: Epidemiology


Emmett Chase and Eva Smith have worked together throughout their careers to serve the Indian community. Eva Smith is the Medical Director for the K'ima:w Medical Center. She began her work as Medical Officer on the White Mountain Apache Reservation in Arizona, where she served as Medical Advisor to the tribal Rainbow Alcohol Treatment Center. She later transferred to Indian Health Service Headquarters to serve as Medical Advisor to the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Program Branch. While there, she coordinated implementation of Public Law 99-570, which more than doubled the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse budget and provided for the development of adolescent treatment centers. Dr. Smith received her MPH in Epidemiology in 1990.

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