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Carlton Haywood, Jr, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division of Hematology
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
2024 E. Monument Street, Suite 2-600
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Carlton Haywood Jr, PhD, MA, is a core faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, core faculty at the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, and an assistant professor in the Division of Hematology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Haywood conducts empirical bioethics and health services research related to sickle cell disease. Additionally, Dr. Haywood is interested in the articulation of African American perspectives in bioethics.

Dr. Haywood’s dissertation examined the association of patient-centered care with trust in the medical profession among adults with sickle cell disease. Dr. Haywood currently has a career development award (K01) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes for Health (NIH) to continue his studies of trust among sickle cell patients. Dr. Haywood’s dissertation and doctoral training were also funded by the NHLBI through a National Research Service Award. Dr. Haywood’s professional activities include involvement in sickle cell initiatives at the state and federal level.

Dr. Haywood serves on Maryland’s Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease. At the federal level, Dr. Haywood serves on a National Human Genome Research Institute sponsored working group charged with examining the evidence regarding the clinical implications of sickle cell carrier status. Dr. Haywood also serves as a member of the oversight steering committee for the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program.

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