Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 06 Mar - Wed 13 Mar, 2002
(Session 395)

no photo available Timothy Evans (Faculty)

Country/Region: USA

The World Bank

Biography:
Timothy G. Evans is director of Health Equity at the Rockefeller Foundation, New York. He is responsible for the development and implementation of program strategy aimed at redressing disparities in health. Dr. Evans’ work has involved the transformation of the Children’s Vaccine Initiative to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, a new effort on reducing barriers to access to medicines, the re-thinking of public health training and research policy in developing countries, and clinical trials to simplify AIDS treatment protocols. From 1995 to 1998, he served as assistant professor of international health economics at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Evans’ taught and researched the broader determinants of health, the measurement of health status, equity in health, and assessing the impact of chronic diseases. He has received numerous awards including a MacArthur Fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health, and an International Exchange of Experts in Rehabilitation Fellowship. Dr. Evans is a founding board member of the Global Forum for Health Research, and a member of the Scientific Peer Review Group of the World Health Organization’s Health System Performance Appraisal. He received an M.D. from MacArthur University, Canada, and a D.Phil. in agricultural economics from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.