Headshot of medical reviewer, Emma HegwoodAbout Dr. Emma Hegwood

Dr. Emma Hegwood, D.O., is a Physician and Scientific Consultant based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. With a rich educational background, including a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Rose-Holman Institute of Technology followed by her medical degree as a Doctor of Osteopathy from Marian University (MU-COM), Dr. Hegwood combines clinical expertise with an extensive research portfolio. Her professional journey encompasses significant roles in academia and industry. Dr. Hegwood’s contributions are underscored by her numerous publications and presentations at national conferences, making her an asset in both the medical and scientific communities. She is a  leader in her community and is passionate about scientific consulting.

Dr. Emma Hegwood Research Contributions

Currently training in an electrophysiology fellowship (PGY7), Dr. Hegwood has been trained in internal medicine and completed a cardiology fellowship at a university program. She is a technically adept physician with a biomedical engineering background, demonstrating professional business and medical acumen that facilitates effective project execution and skilled patient management in high-pressure environments. With over a decade of experience in R & D, bench, test-of-theory, and clinical research (pre and post-investigational), Dr. Hegwood focuses on local partnerships and the execution of multi-phase clinical trials. She has eight years of dedicated clinical research experience in the Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) industry and peripheral interventional cardiology prior to her medical career.  Mesothelioma Hub is proud to have Dr. Hegwood on the medical reviewer team.


Dr. Emma Hegwood Research Publications

Dr. Emma Hegwood has made several contributions to the field of cardiology and electrophysiology through her research publications. Her work covers various aspects of cardiac health, treatment responses, and the safety of medical devices. Her work continues to inform and influence clinical practices and patient management strategies in cardiology and electrophysiology.

Assessment of Comorbidity Burden and Treatment Response: Reanalysis of the SCD-HEFT Trial

CODE OB: Cardiac Arrest in a Pregnant Patient with Congenital Heart Block

  • Journal of the American College of Cardiology, March 4, 2019
  • This case study details the complexities and challenges of managing cardiac arrest in a pregnant patient with congenital heart block, highlighting the intricacies of treatment in high-risk populations.

Post-shock AAI Pacing Associated with Asystole Despite Programming Post-shock DDD Pacing