Dovie Watson, MD, MSCE is a physician-scientist in the Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) within the Department of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Watson’s clinical practice and research program focuses on sexual health and LGBTQ health with particular attention to inequities in HIV biomedical prevention care outcomes among Black and Latinx sexual and gender minority populations. She is currently a researcher in Dr. Jose Bauermeister’s Program on Sexuality, Technology & Action Research at Penn. She also serves as a member of the Health Equity Alliance in the Penn Medicine Center for Health Equity Advancement, leading professional development workshops on LGBTQ health disparities for medical providers across the Penn Medicine health system.
Dr. Watson earned her medical degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. During her internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago, she also completed a Medical Ethics fellowship at the MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago. She completed her ID fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and earned her MS in Clinical Epidemiology from the Penn Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, supported by Dr. Ebbing Lautenbach’s T32 training program.