Current Research and Scholarly Interests
Dr. Hayward’s research has focused on the emergence of internalizing disorders during adolescence. His interests are in epidemiology of adolescent psychopathology in school-based studies and the role of puberty in determining onset of internalizing disorders in young adolescent girls in particular. He studies risk factors for the onset of adolescent panic disorder and social anxiety disorder. Dr. Hayward is also active in medical education and in 2008 was selected as one of the "Educators-for-Care" physicians in the Medical School. Dr. Hayward has also been the recipient of the teacher of the year award by graduating residents.