Who was Evans syndrome named after?

By William Aird

Robert S. Evans, first author on paper (titled “Primary thrombocytopenic purpura and acquired hemolytic anemia: evidence for a common etiology”) that first described the syndrome in 1951.

V. Koneti Rao wrote:

Known to his colleagues and friends as Bud Evans, he was a native Seattleite. Unfortunately, Evans was killed in a tragic car accident on Mercer Island in 1974 at the young age of 62.