Faculty & Staff

Dovie Watson, MD, MSCE



Dovie Watson, MD, MSCE (she/her/hers) is a board-certified Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases physician. Dr. Watson’s research and clinical practice focus on PrEP and HIV care with particular attention to health inequities in linkage to HIV biomedical prevention care among Black and Latinx LGBTQ populations. She also prescribes and manages gender-affirming hormone therapy for some of her patients living with HIV.

She is a Black queer cisgender woman who is dedicated to providing care that recognizes the importance of intimacy and healthy sexual relationships and emphasizes harm-reduction and resiliency. She 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.