Caitlin Watson

Neuropsychology Fellow
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Wei-Ming Watson, PhD, is a queer, Chinese-Swedish American neuropsychology fellow at the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. She is focused on providing culturally-informed neuropsychological care to diverse adults with cognitive disorders, in particular LGBTQIA+ individuals. Her research investigates how experiences of social adversity influence cognition and daily functioning in marginalized communities. She also examines the anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effects of cannabinoids in pro-inflammatory diseases.
Wei-Ming completed her PhD training at UC San Diego/San Diego State University (2016–2021) and her clinical neuropsychology internship (2021–2022) at the Palo Alto VA providing integrative neuropsychological care to people with acute and subacute brain injuries.