Family medicine physician, Mary Watson, MD, has been inducted into the Florida State University College of Medicine/Programs in Medical Sciences Hall of Fame.
The purpose of the Hall of Fame is to recognize graduates of the College of Medicine and Program in Medical Sciences for their outstanding contributions to the health of all people through patient care, basic research, clinical research and/or health services administration and the demonstration of the high principles of the medical profession.
Inductees must meet specific criteria that include service to the community in which they reside through humanitarian activities and leadership, improved or enhanced the medical profession by developing program(s), and service to the FSU College of Medicine. Other inductees into this year's Hall of Fame included Michael Sweeney, MD, MBA, FACS whom has served as the Education Director for Florida State University College of Medicine since 2016 and Michael Okun, MD the Founder of the Movement Disorders Center at the University of Florida College of Medicine and is the current Chairman for the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida.
Dr. Watson was nominated for this honor for her positive impact on patients during pivotal times in their lives, with many citing that they are still alive thanks to her knowledge and quality of care.
In addition, Dr. Watson was also recognized for the care she provided to the Blountstown community during and after Hurricane Michael.
“The community of Blountstown was extremely fortunate to have Dr. Watson on their provider staff at the time of the hurricane,” said Grady Ramsey, Vice President of Archbold Medical Group. “She continues to be dedicated to her patients and their wellbeing and it shows with this honor.”
Dr. Watson sees patients at Archbold’s Medical Group of Mitchell County.