Dr. Everson served as Vice-Chairman and member of the Board of Directors of US Oncology, Inc. until its acquisition by McKesson Inc. in 2010.
In 1993, Dr. Everson became a member of the Board of Directors, President, and Chief Operating Officer of American Oncology Resources, Inc., which was the predecessor organization of US Oncology, Inc. In 2009 Dr. Everson formed the Life Beyond Cancer Foundation, which he serves as Chairman of the Board. From August 2013 until October, 2014, Dr. Everson served as President and CEO of Molecular Health, Inc. Dr. Everson has served in numerous leadership roles in medical education through his career including the practice of oncology and hematology, cancer research, academic and administrative medicine.
Dr. Everson graduated from the University of North Dakota – BS Chemistry ’65; BS Medicine ’67 and received his MD degree from Harvard Medical School in 1969. His postgraduate education included clinical and research positions at Cornell Medical Center & New York Hospital, NYC, NY, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NYC and at the National Cancer Institute in Washington, DC.
He is the author and co-author of many publications and articles on cancer research, cancer care, and health care administration. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of The Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC), a member of the Board of Directors of Interfaith of The Woodlands, TX, and Chairman of the Life Beyond Cancer Foundation, and a member of the Board of Directors of C-Change. He also has served as a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Foundation Board of Directors.
He has served in leadership positions on a number of different national organizations, including a member of the NCI Board of Scientific Counselors, and the NCI National Cancer Advisory Board, appointed by President George Bush. Dr. Everson has also served as President of the Association of Community Cancer Centers, Medical Director of the Indiana Regional Cancer Center, and Associate Chairman of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Dr. Everson is the recipient of many honors and awards including the University of North Dakota Sioux Award for Outstanding Alumni, and the Houston Business Journal Lifetime Outstanding Achievement Award.
Dr. Everson lives in The Woodlands, TX, with his wife, Jacquelyn. They have 3 grown children and 7 grandchildren.