Dr. Haywood's areas of interest include cardiac arrhythmias- clinical mechanisms and management, cardiovascular manifestations of sickle cell anemia, noninvasive procedures for cardiovascular diagnosis, high blood pressure- clinical management among others.
Dr. Haywood earned his medical degree from Howard University. He then went on to complete two fellowships one in Cardiology at White Memorial Hospital, and another as a traveling fellow with the American College of Physicians.
Howard University: Distinguished Alumni Award, 1982
Howard University Hospital : Legacy of Leadership Award for Distinguished Health Care Educator, 2003
Salerni Collegium: Past President's Recognition Award, 1999
Howard University: Distinguished Service Award, 1996
LAC+USC Medical Center: Distinguished Service Award, 2007
American College of Cardiology: Certificate of Merit, 2003
American Heart Association: Award of Achievement in Research, 1994
White Memorial Medical Center: Commitment to Quality Research Award, 2012