Allison Watson, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation

Allison Watson

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-0123

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware Street SE
MMC 480
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Pamela Hansen

Administrative Phone

Administrative Email

Administrative Fax Number

Medical School, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD

Internal Medicine Residency, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Molecular Biology, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD

B.S. Biology, Augustana University, Sioux Falls, SD


Graduate of the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, with the degree of MD/PhD, focusing on molecular biology of breast cancer. Recently completed Internal Medicine Residency through the University of Minnesota.


Research Summary/Interests

Breast cancer in survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma


  • Watson, A.P., Evans, R.L., Egland, K.A.. Multiple functions of sushi domain containing 2 (SUSD2) in breast tumorigenesis. Molecular Cancer Research. 2013, Jan; 11(1): 74-85. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23131994.
  • Boyle, J., Watson, A.P., Hansen, K.A.. Preventing preterm birth. South Dakota Medicine. 2013, Jun; 66(6):219-220. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23923678.
  • Watson, A.P., Egland, K.A.. Pathways to personalized medicine for breast and prostate cancers: emerging diagnostic methods and prognostic biomarkers. South Dakota Medicine. 2010, Jul; 63(7):247-253. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20666024.
  • Watson, A.P, Peterson, B.A., Lee, C., Baxstrom, K., Vogel. R., Blaes, A.. Evaluation of chemotherapy tolerability for breast cancer patients who have received radiation as treatment for a prior Hodgkin Lymphoma. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2016, May; 34(15): e21572.


Academic Interests and Focus



Clinical Interests

Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant