David Ivor Keith EvansBMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l1572 (Published 08 April 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l1572
- Alison Howarth
David Ivor Keith Evans was awarded a Saunders scholarship to read classics at Downing College, Cambridge, in 1951. He went on to study medicine at St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School. He met his future wife, Brenda, while they were working as junior doctors in Carshalton. They moved to Manchester with their young family in 1965, where he worked briefly as senior registrar in pathology (haematology) before being appointed consultant haematologist at Monsall Hospital (1966-1987), and the Royal Manchester and Booth Hall children’s hospitals (1966-1992). He was honorary lecturer in child health at the University of Manchester (1970-1992), with nearly 100 articles to his name.
David was a medical pioneer who dedicated his career to setting up and running …