Bradley A. Evanoff, MD
Bradley A. Evanoff, MD ’86, HS ’89, is the Dr. Richard A. and Elizabeth Henby Sutter Professor of Occupational, Industrial, and Environmental Medicine, and director of theDepartment of Medicine’s Division of General Medical Sciences. He has played an instrumental role in expanding clinical research training and infrastructure at Washington University.
Evanoff is director of the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) at Washington University, and principal investigator of the university’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). The ICTS seeks to facilitate discoveries in clinical research and to speed the translation of research findings into health practice; it brings together researchers from a wide array of disciplines and includes several regional universities, health care providers, and industry.
Evanoff has been an outstanding educational innovator at Washington University, beginning with establishing two new courses for medical students — Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology, and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.In 2005, he established a postdoctoral clinical research training program and new a Masters of Science Degree in Clinical Investigation. These programs led to the development of additional clinical research training programs and formation of the Clinical Research Training Center, which has offered coursework and structured multidisciplinary mentorship to more than 100 postdoctoral trainees, fellows, and junior faculty.
Evanoff’s research focuses on the epidemiology and prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses, including reducing traumatic injuries and musculoskeletal disorders. He has won significant national awards from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and other groups and has served as a scientific advisor to the National Academy of Sciences, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and NIOSH.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in 1982 and his medical degree from Washington University in 1986. He completed a Fogarty Post-Doctoral Research Fellowshipin Occupational Epidemiology at the Swedish National Institute of Occupational Health and Karolinska Hospital in Sweden. He then earned an MPH from the University of Washington in 1993, where he also was a fellow in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program. He joined the Washington University faculty the next year.
The Washington University Medical Center Alumni Association is pleased to present its Alumni/Faculty Award to Dr. Evanoff.