Like mother, like daughter

Two generations of Gators reflect on their medical training and each other

By Tyler Francischine
Sonja Rasmussen wearing UF medicine sweatshirt with Amelia Watson as infant; Amelia Watson wearing UF medicine sweatshirt as an adult Pictured left: Sonja Rasmussen, M.D. '90, sports a UF medicine sweatshirt while holding her infant daughter, Amelia Watson, in 1993. Pictured right: 22 years later, Watson wears the same UF medicine sweatshirt and holds an acceptance letter to the UF College of Medicine. Photo courtesy of Dr. Sonja Rasmussen
Sonja Rasmussen and her daughter, Amelia Watson When Rasmussen and her daughter get time away from work and studying, they often go for runs, go shopping, take hikes or kayak together. Photo courtesy of Dr. Sonja Rasmussen