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 at Kingston Health Sciences Centre, where he has been Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Control since 2011.
He is a former President of the Association for Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI Canada), the specialty society for Infectious Disease physicians and Medical Microbiologists in Canada, where he also a Fellow of the society (FAMMI). He is the current Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Association of Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada. He was recently elected as a Fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America. (FIDSA)
He was a member of the widely cited Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table and has co-authored more than 20 papers on medical aspects of COVID-19 and the pathobiology of SARS-CoV-2 cellular infection amongst his more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and abstracts.
Most importantly, he is the rhythm guitarist in Old Docs New Tricks, which has become the de facto “house” rock n’ roll band for the Department of Medicine.