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Jacqueline Meryl Evans, M.D., Ph.D. View profile as PDF

Jacqueline Meryl Evans

Clinical Interests

I am interested in researching ways to improve the care of children with complex congenital heart disease including those who require extracorporeal life support.


Assistant Professor


Pediatric Critical Care




Pediatric Critical Care

Center/Program Affiliation:


UC Davis Children's Hospital
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-282-3284

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


M.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1993
Ph.D., City University of New York, New York, New York, 1990
B.A./B.S., University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, 1984


Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1994


Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1996


Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, 2004

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine, 2006
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2010

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Pediatrics
California Thoracic Society
Massachusetts Medical Society
Society for Critical Care Medicine

Select Honors and Awards:

Pasadena Top Doctors, 2010

Sigma Xi, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Chapter, 1988

Select Recent Publications:

Doki T, Mello M, Mock D, Evans JM and Kearns-Jonker, M., Intragraft gene expression profile associated with the induction of tolerance, BMC Immunol. 2008 Feb 11;9:5.

Evans JM , Doki T, Fischer-Lougheed J, Davicioni E and Kearns-Jonker M, WTC06: Expression Changes in Tolerant Cardiac Allografts after Gene Therapy with a Lentiviral Vector Expressing ?1,3 Galactosyltransferase, Transplantation Proceedings, 38:3172-3180, 2006.

Evans J and Cohen G, Catecholamine Uptake Inhibitors Elevate 6-Hydroxydopamine in Brain After Administration of 6-hydroxydopa. Eur J Pharmacol, 232:241-245, 1993.

Cohen G and Evans J, Vesicular Binding of 6-Hydroxydopamine Does Not Explain the Resistance of Dopamine Nerve Terminals to 6-Hydroxydopa. Neurodegeneration, 1:241-246, 1992.

Evans JM and Cohen G, Can Trace Amounts of Neurotoxins Destroy Dopamine Neurons? Neurochemistry International, 15:127-129, 1989.

Evans JM and Cohen G, Studies on the Formation of 6-Hydroxydopamine in Brain After the Administration of 2,4,5-Trihydroxyphenylalanine (6-HydroxyDOPA). J. Neurochem, 52:1461-1467, 1989.

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