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Christopher Watson, MD, MPH

Christopher Watson

Indiana University School of Medicine

Christopher received his B.S. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and his MPH from Georgia State University. As a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, he conducted research on cancer education and support program for low-income African American cancer survivors. As a part of his Master’s capstone, he examined strategies to reduce tobacco use in Atlanta. He served as a Mayo Clinic Summer Intern and conducted a research project addressing health promotion and intervention for black men. Christopher participated in Teach for America, where he taught high school in a low-income community in Atlanta, Georgia for three years. He graduated with his medical degree from Meharry Medical College, and he was a participant in Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy. While at Meharry, he served as Pre-Alumni Association (Student Government) President and on the Meharry Medical College Board of Trustees. He later served as student and resident member of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundations Board of Trustee. He currently is serving as the resident member of the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians. He is a third-year Family Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Next year, he will be completing an Obstetrics fellowship at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare.