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Evelyn Anderson was born in Willmar, Minnesota, March 20, 1899. She graduated from Carleton College in 1921 with a BA and
received her MA in chemistry from the same institution in the following year. Continuing her education, she graduated MD from
the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, in 1928, and served an internship and residency at the University
of Hospital. Her research interests took her to McGill University, where she was a National Research Council Fellow, working
in the Department of Biochemistry with Dr. J.B. Collip. Dr. Anderson received her PhD from McGill in 1934, and returned to
UCSF as an Instructor, and then Associate Professor of medicine. She was simultaneously a Research Associate with Herbert
M. Evans at the Institutione of Experimental Biology at the Berkeley campus.