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Megan Haymart

Nancy Wigginton Endocrinology Research Professor of Thyroid Cancer 
Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes

MD: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2002
Residency: Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2002-2005
Fellowship: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of Wisconsin, 2005-2007

Megan R. Haymart, MD, is the Nancy Wigginton Endocrinology Research Professor in Thyroid Cancer and Professor of Medicine at the University of Michigan. Dr. Haymart’s research focuses on variation in the management of thyroid cancer with an emphasis on the role of patients, providers, and health systems in thyroid cancer diagnosis and treatment. She also studies thyroid cancer outcomes and the rise in thyroid cancer incidence. Dr. Haymart received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2002, completed internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2005, and then completed fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University of Wisconsin in 2007. She has been faculty at the University of Michigan since 2009. Dr. Haymart is involved in creating the National Comprehensive Cancer Network thyroid carcinoma guidelines, the upcoming American Thyroid Association adult differentiated thyroid cancer guidelines, is on the Board of Directors for the American Thyroid Association, serves as Clinical Science Chair for the Endocrine Society 2021 Annual Meeting Steering Committee, as past-President of Women in Thyroidology, and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and as Associate Editor for Thyroid.


Assistant Workgroup Director

University Affiliation(s)

CHOP | IHPI | Rogel Cancer Center

Community and Professional Affiliation(s)

American Thyroid Association | Journal of Clinical Oncology

Research Area(s)

Basic and Translational cancer research | Health outcomes | Thyroid cancer


  • Principal investigator of: Understanding Variation in Radioactive Iodine Use in Treatment of Thyroid Cancer
  • Principal investigator of: Imaging Practices and Overdiagnosis of Thyroid Cancer
  • Principal investigator of: Treatment decision making in low-risk thyroid cancer
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