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Patricia Ann Evans, MD Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Appointments: 214-648-0102


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Board Certification American Board of Psy&Neurology/Child Neurology
Languages Spoken: English
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Biography

Biography

Dr. Patricia Evans earned her medical degree at Texas Tech University School of Medicine. She completed residency programs in Pediatrics at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Pediatric Neurology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and NIH-supported fellowship in Cognitive Development at The Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins. She obtained additional training in Epilepsy at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and in autism with Dr. Isabelle Rapin at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Jacobi Medical Center.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Lubbock (1983)

Residency

UT Southwestern Medical Center (1995), Pediatric Neurology
Texas Tech University School of Medicine (1986), Pediatrics

Fellowship

Wake Forest University School of Medicine GME (2004), Pediatric Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - GME (1996), Neurology
Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein Col of Med (1994), Autism Spectrum Disorders
Wake Forest University School of Medicine GME (1993), Neurology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Fragile-X Syndrome
  • Neuro-Behavior
  • Neuro-Developmental Disorders

Selected Publications

  • Alternative immunization schedules, Evans, Patricia Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas. 2009 Spring Newsletter.
  • Non-emergency medical care for illegal immigrants in Texas, Evans, Patricia Virtual Mentor, American Medical Association Journal of Ethics 2008 4 10 195-200
  • Ethanol suppresses the post-castration rise in serum lutenizing hormone in male rats, Ring DL, Evans P, Joanning S, Menendez CE. Archive of Andrology 1983 10 229-232
  • Evans P. Informed Assent and Refusal for Children and Adolescents.. In In William, McGuire, Rizzo, eds. Practical Ethics in Clinical Neurology. American Academy of Neurology, Evans, Patricia (2012). Philadelphia, PA, Lippincott, Wilkins and Williams
  • Practicing Inclusivity for Children with Special Needs.. In In Water, L, ed. Why, O God? A Biblical Theology of Suffering and Disability, Evans, Patricia (2011). Wheaton, IL., Good News and Crossways Publishers
  • Clinical Guide to Autistic Spectrum Disorders for Primary Care Practitioners, Evans, Patricia; Morris, Mary Ann (2010). Philadelphia, PA:, Lippincott, Wilkins and Williams
  • End-of-life-Care for the Neurologically Impaired Child.. In In William, McGuire, Rizzo, eds. Practical Ethics in Clinical Neurology. American Academy of Neurology, Evans, Patricia (2012). Philadelphia, PA:, Lippincott, Wilkins and Williams

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • Child Neurology Society 

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Neurology-on-the-Hill Spokesperson for the 2008 Leadership Development Program, American Academy of Neurology (2008)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (2007)
  • Donald Palatucci Fellowship for Patient Advocacy (2005)
  • America’s Top Pediatricians (2004)
  • Outstanding Neurologist of Dallas (2002)