March 7, 2017
OHCA Contacts: Jo Stainsby - (405) 522-7474, Cate Jeffries - (405) 522-5616
Evans rejoins OHCA
OKLAHOMA CITY – Robert
Evans, MD, has rejoined the staff of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) as
Senior Medical Director.
He worked for the
agency previously as a Medical Director from 2013 to 2015. In the interval, he
worked for the Social Security Disability Determination Division as a Medical
Evans graduated from
Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and
Chemistry. He also completed coursework at that university for a Master of
Science in Biology and Biochemistry. Earning a Master of Education, Adult
Education and Instructional Design, from the University of Oklahoma College Of
Education, Evans received his MD from the University of Oklahoma Health
Sciences Center (OUHSC) where he also completed his residency in
anesthesiology. While at OUHSC, Evans was named the Chief Resident and received
the John L. Plewes Award from the Department of Anesthesiology.
Evans worked in private
practice of anesthesiology in Shawnee and the Oklahoma City metro area before
he joined the OHCA.
Outside the medical
field, Evans has owned a multimedia production company since 1985. He is also a
recognized authority on Ojibway (Chippewa) cultural rock painted images in
Minnesota and Ontario.