Karol Watson

Karol Watson, MD, PhD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Dr. Watson is  K2P’s CurrentMD Cardiology faculty, and has provided two activities on blood pressure management and hyptertension therapy. 

Dr. Watson is an attending cardiologist and a Professor of Medicine/Cardiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the Director of the UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center, and the UCLA-Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Health Program. She is also the Co-Director of the UCLA Program in Preventive Cardiology, and Director of the UCLA Fellowship Program in Cardiovascular Diseases. 

Dr. Watson is a principal investigator for several large National Institutes of Health research studies including the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study and the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Heart Association. She is also a Board member of the American Heart Association, and Chairperson of the Scientific Advisory Board for Womenheart, the largest national organization for women survivors of heart disease.