Portrait of Rao Watson, MD


CONTACT INFORMATION
Office:
B1769 WIMR
Phone:
(608) 263-5078
Fax:
(608) 262-6337
Pager:
(608) 265-7000 #4501
Mailing Address:

UWHC - Rm A4/204 - 3224
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792-3224

Rao Watson, MD

  • Assistant Professor (CHS)

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine



Education
2014 -
2015
Fellow, Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine
2010 -
2014
Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine
2005 -
2010
MD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
2000 -
2004
BS, Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Research Interests

Alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases


Clinical Interests
Surgical Pathology; Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathology

Appointments & Positions
2015 -
Present
Assistant Professor (CHS), Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Certifications & Licensure
2014 -
Present
American Board of Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Awards & Honors
2010
AFER/Retina Research Foundation - Travel Grant
2009
Prevent Blindness Ohio Young Investigator Student, Fellowship Awards for Female Scholars in Vision Research

Societies & Memberships
2014 -
Present
Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society
2014 -
Present
Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
2011 -
Present
College of American Pathologists
2011 -
Present
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Selected Publications
Watson R, Chernock RD, Zhang KH, et al. "Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Expression in Spindle Cell Carcinomas of the Head and Neck." Head Neck Pathol. 2015.
Zhang C, Zhao Z, Osman H, Watson R, Nalbantoglu I, Lin J. "Differential expression of miR-31 between inflammatory bowel disease and microscopic colitis." Microrna. 2014;3(3):155-9.
Kushnir VM, Nalbantoglu I, Watson R, et al. "Advanced colorectal adenomas in patients under 45 years of age are mostly sporadic." Dig. Dis. Sci.. 2014;59(11):2757-64.