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Charles Hawes Evans

Charles Hawes Evans, American immunologist, health science educator. Diplomate National Board Medical Examiners. Recipient John Horsley prize for medical research University Virginia, 1982, officers citation United States Public Health Service, 1980, commendation medal, 1985, unit commendation, 1992, Outstanding Service medal 1996; Sir Henry Wellcome medal and prize Association Military Surgeons United States, 1990.


  • Evans, Charles Hawes was born on April 16, 1940 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Son of Charles Hawes and Jean Marie (Robinson) Evans.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1962. Doctor of Medicine, University Virginia, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1969.


    • Intern in pediatrics University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1969-1970, resident in pediatrics, 1970-1971. Research associate National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 1971-1975, chief tumor biology section, 1975-1998. Commissioned captain United States Public Health Service, 1971-1998.

      Senior advisor for biomedical and clinical research National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1998—2002. Professor health studies Georgetown University, since 2002. Member arts and science council University Virginia, 1987-1997, vice president, 1993-1997.

      Trustee Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, 1988-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate National Board Medical Examiners.


    • Contributor, co-contributor over 125 medical and science articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, Am Institute Chemists, American Academy Medical Administrators. Member American Association for Cancer Research, American Association Immunologists, American College Physician Executives, Clinical Immunology Society (charter), Azalea Society of America (governor 1983-1989, editor The Azalean Journal 1983-1988, Frederic P. Lee commendation 1984, Distinguished Service award 1989), Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.



    Horticulture, piano, stamp collecting/philately.


    • Married Nancy Margaret Engel, August 21, 1965. 1 child, Heather Leigh.
    • father: Charles Hawes Evans
    • mother: Jean Marie (Robinson) Evans
    • spouse: Nancy Margaret Engel
    • child: Heather Leigh Evans
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    Born April 16, 1940