Dr. Gerald Evans is the Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases and a Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Biomedical & Molecular Sciences, and Pathology & Molecular Medicine at Queen's University and an attending physician in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine at Kingston General Hospital and the Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston, Ontario.
Dr. Evans is a former President of the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada, the professional society for Medical Microbiologists and Infectious Disease physicians in Canada. He is a member of the Ontario Anti-infective Review Panel, and Chair of the Guidelines Committee of AMMI Canada. He is the immediate past Chair of the Committee to Evaluate Drugs of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the Ministry’s expert advisory committee on optimal drug utilization for the province of Ontario. He also serves as Chair of the Working Group on Drugs for Rare Diseases for the MOHLTC. He is a recently appointed adjunct Scientist with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and a co-investigator with the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN).
His research interests include clinical guideline development, antimicrobial pharmacology, and health technology assessment for optimal drug utilization.