Robert E. Watson, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Radiologist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  • Neuroradiology
  • Epilepsy imaging
  • MRI safety
  1. 2001
    Fellow - NeuroradiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2000
    Resident - RadiologyUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine
  3. 1996
    MD - MedicineUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine
  4. 1987
    Postdoctoral Fellowship - Anatomy and NeurobiologyUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  5. 1982
    PhD - PhysiologyUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  6. 1975
    BA - BiologyColgate University

Certifications

  1. 2002
    NeuroradiologyAmerican Board of Radiology
  2. 2000
    Diagnostic RadiologyAmerican Board of Radiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Excellence Through Teamwork Award for Medical Devices in the EMR TeamDepartment of Radiology
  2. 2015
    Certificate of Merit Award - Autoimmune Epilepsy: Findings on MRI and FDG-PETRadiological Society of North America
  3. 2014
    Outstanding Teacher AwardInternational Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  4. 2014
    Excellence in Quality and Safety AwardDepartment of Radiology
  5. 2014
    Carman Award - CitizenshipDepartment of Radiology
  6. 2013
    First Place Clinical Focus Poster Award22nd Annual Meeting of the Section for Magnetic Resonance Technologists
  7. 2011
    Certificate of Merit Award - Strategies to Meet Safety Restrictions for MR Examinations of Patients with Implanted DevicesRadiological Society of North America
  8. 2009
    Carman Award - Excellence in Clinical RadiologyDepartment of Radiology
  9. 2000
    Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research AwardResearch and Education Foundation, Radiological Society of North America
  10. 1999
    Magna Cum Laude Research Citation37th Annual Meeting, American Society of Neuroradiology
  11. 1998
    Introduction to Research ProgramAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  12. 1996
    ValedictorianUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine
  13. 1995
    Lange Medical Publishing AwardUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine
  14. 1995
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine
  15. 1994
    Department of Pharmacology AwardUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine
  16. 1994
    Irving and Esther Kanner Award for Academic Achievement and Physical DiagnosisUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine
  17. 1993
    L.C. May ScholarUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine
  18. 1989
    Silver Pointer Award for Outstanding Instructor of Teaching to First Year Medical ClassUniversity of Kentucky College of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Vice ChairAmerican Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety
  2. 2018 - present
    ChairMRI Safety Executive Council
  3. 2017 - present
    MemberCT Steering Committee, Department of Radiology
  4. 2017 - present
    ChairCIED/MRI Committee
  5. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology, MR Safety Committee
  6. 2017 - present
    MemberMedical Device Management Subgroup
  7. 2016 - 2018
    Secretary/TreasurerAmerican Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety
  8. 2016 - present
    MemberNon-Interpretive Skills Section, Written Examination Committee, American Board of Radiology
  9. 2015 - 2016
    LiaisonAmerican Board of Magnetic Resonance Safety
  10. 2014 - present
    ChairEnterprise MRI Safety Collaboration Team
  11. 2013 - present
    ChairEnterprise Neuroradiology Collaboration Team
  12. 2013 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
  13. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Radiology
  14. 2013 - present
    Division ChairDivision of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  15. 2012 - present
    ReviewerScientific Program Subcommittee (Neuroradiology), American Roentgen Ray Society
  16. 2012 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  17. 2011 - 2015
    MemberUniversal Protocol Standard Review Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  18. 2011 - 2012
    Physician LeaderHabitat for Humanity, Department of Radiology
  19. 2010 - 2015
    MemberContrast and Medication Subcommittee, Department of Radiology
  20. 2009 - 2014
    MemberConscious Sedation Guidelines Group, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  21. 2007 - 2014
    Co-ChairSafety and Accreditation Committee, Department of Radiology
  22. 2007 - present
    MemberQuality Oversight Committee, Department of Radiology
  23. 2006 - 2014
    MemberSafety and Accreditation Committee, Department of Radiology
  24. 2006 - 2013
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  25. 2005 - present
    MemberMagnetic Resonance Imaging Committee, Division of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology
  26. 2003 - 2014
    MemberScholarship Committee, Department of Radiology
  27. 2003 - present
    ChairMRI Safety Committee, Department of Radiology
  28. 2001 - present
    MemberMRI Safety Committee, Department of Radiology
  29. 2000 - present
    MemberRadiological Society of North America
  30. 2000 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  31. 2000 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  32. 1995 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  33. 1992 - 1993
    MemberAdvisory Board of Young Anatomists, American Association of Anatomists
  34. 1991 - 1992
    Financial DirectorLexington Hormone Conference, University of Kentucky
  35. 1990
    DirectorLexington Hormone Conference, University of Kentucky
  36. 1983 - 1993
    Grant ReviewerNeurobiology Section, National Science Foundation
  37.  
    Safety and Accreditation Committee, Department of Radiology
  38.  
    MemberAmerican Roentgen Ray Society
  39.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Neuroradiology
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