Director of the Biostatistics Center, Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Professor Evans interests include the design, monitoring, analyses, and reporting of and education in clinical trials and diagnostic studies. He is the author of more than 150 peer-reviewed publications and three textbooks on clinical trials including Fundamentals for New Clinical Trialists. He is the Director of the Statistical and Data Management Center (SDMC) for the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG), a collaborative clinical research network that prioritizes, designs, and executes clinical research to reduce the public health threat of antibacterial resistance. Listen to Dr. Evans on NPR talk about his work with superbug infections: Stats and Stories Podcast
Professor Evans is a former member of the Board of Directors for the American Statistical Association (ASA) and formerly for the Society for Clinical Trials (SCT) and Mu Sigma Rho, the National Honorary Society for Statistics. He is a former member of an FDA Advisory Committee, a member of the Steering Committee of the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), and a member of the Execution Committee for the Analgesic, Anesthetic, and Addiction Clinical Trial Translations, Innovations, and Networks (ACTTION). He serves as the co-Chair of the Benefit-Risk Balance for Medicinal Products Working Group of the Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS).
Professor Evans is the Editor-in-Chief of Statistical Communications in Infectious Diseases (SCID), and the Co-Editor of a Special Section of Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) entitled Innovations in Design, Education, and Analysis (IDEA). He is the former Editor of CHANCE.
Professor Evans is a recipient of the Mosteller Statistician of the Year Award, the Robert Zackin Distinguished Collaborative Statistician Award for contributions to the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), an elected member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI), and is a Fellow of the ASA, SCT, and the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA).
Current BSC Projects
Director of the Statistical and Data Management Center (SDMC) for the Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG)
Position Type: Faculty, Admin Leadership, Tenured Faculty