Tyler Evans, MD, MPH, MS

Title(s)Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Community Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address185 Berry Street Bldg B, #100-101
San Francisco CA 94158
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    American Academy of HIV Medicine, Los Angeles, CAAAHIVS2014HIV/AIDS
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; Tanzania, UgandaDTM&H2015Infectious Disease/Tropical Medicine
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NYMS2015Epidemiology
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, NYResidency2013Internal Medicine/Preventive Medicine
    Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center (University of AZ/Carl T. Hayden Veterans Admin Medical Center, Phoenix, AZInternship2011Internal Medicine
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, IL; New York, NYMD2010Medicine
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NYMPH2005SocioMedical Sciences/History & Ethics
    University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CABS2002Gerontology
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    2020  - TODYFellow (FIDSA), Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
    2018  - TODYWorld Professional Association of Transgender Health Professionals (WPATH)
    2018  - TODYNational TB Controllers Association (NTCA)
    2016  - TODYAmerican Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)
    2015  - 2017National Health Service Corps, Loan Repayment Recipient
    2014  - TODYInternational Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IJTLD)
    2014  - TODYAmerican Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM)
    2014  - TODYMedecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) (MSF) International Association
    2012  - TODYMedical Society of the State of NY (MSSNY)
    2011  - 2013American Cancer Society (ACS), Cancer Prevention Fellow
    2011  - TODYAmerican College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM)
    2010  - TODYAmerican College of Physicians (ACP)
    2005  - TODYColumbia/Princeton Club of NY
    2008Dezso & Ilona Peter Memorial Scholarship, Tel Aviv University/Sackler School of Medicine
    2007Mustard Seed Foundation, Harvey Fellowship
    2007Raymond J. Ott Scholarship Fund, Scholarship Recipient
    2006  - 2009Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), Medical Student Chapter
    2003  - TODYAmerican Public Health Association (APHA)
    2003U.S. Public Health Traineeship Award, U.S. Public Health Service/Columbia University
    1989  - TODYScreen Actors Guild

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    Tyler B. Evans, MD, MS, MPH, AAHIVS, DTM&H, FIDSA currently serves as the CEO and co-founder of Wellness and Equity Alliance, a national alliance of public health clinicians and supporting operations committed to transforming health care delivery to vulnerable communities with a focus on effective COVID-19 clinical services in strategic settings. Prior to this, he held a number of physician executive positions, including CEO/CMO for Curative Medical Associates, where we facilitated the mass administration of COVID-19 vaccines across the nation with >2 million doses in 10 states with a focus on health equity. He was previously the Deputy Health Officer for the Marin County (Bay Area, California) Health and Human Services Agency and leading the COVID-19 vaccine mass distribution operations, as well as the first chief medical officer (CMO) for NYC - based at the Office of Emergency Management medical branch focusing on COVID-19 isolation, quarantine and risk reduction hotel operations. Prior to COVID-19, he was the CMO for the county of Santa Cruz (California) Health Services Agency, and held multiple other leadership positions in Southern California focusing on homelessness, substance abuse and migrant health, as well as leading infectious disease divisions in a number of organizations across the US – including the AIDS HealthCare Foundation.

    With training in tropical medicine/infectious disease, internal medicine, preventive medicine/public health, and epidemiology, he has worked extensively with vulnerable populations both in the US and abroad. In addition to a number of international missions (mostly in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and the Middle East) with Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders), Partners in Health and other global organizations, he has also worked domestically serving Native Americans with the Indian Health Service, as well as at a large federally qualified health center (FQHC) in NYC, where he established one of the first refugee/asylee integrated primary care/mental health programs. He is one of the founders of the NYC Refugee and Asylee Health Coalition (NYCRAHC).

    In terms of populations, his life’s work has focused on health equity, working with special populations, namely migrants (namely refugees, asylees and victims of human trafficking), the LGBTQ (with a special focus on transgender populations), the homeless, and Native Americans. He is currently focusing on the mental health needs of women affected by gender-based violence (including conflict-related gang rapes) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In terms of fields of medicine, most of his experience is in HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, TB, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), travel medicine, as well as general primary care and community health. Academically, his research interests are in HIV, hepatitis C, COVID-19, tropical and travel medicine, transgender health, homeless health and the social determinants of health. He holds two faculty appointments at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, Department of Population and Public Health Sciences and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) with a number of teaching and precepting engagements. He also serves on a number of boards and executive committees, including the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), representing >12,000 HIV providers in the US. He currently splits his time between the Bay Area, CA and New York, NY.
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