Theresa Keegan, Ph.D., M.S.

Theresa Keegan, Ph.D., M.S.


Cancer Epidemiology

Cancer Survivorship


  • Associate Professor


Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Keegan is a cancer epidemiologist with primary research interests in studies of cancer outcomes and cancer survivorship.  She has worked extensively with population-based cancer registry data both alone and linked to other administrative databases to understand patterns of cancer treatment, complications, chronic medical conditions, late effects and survival. 

Dr. Keegan also has been involved with multiple studies examining patient experiences with cancer and patient-reported outcomes after cancer diagnosis.


Hematology and Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.S., Wellness Management, Ball State University, Muncie IN 1999

Ph.D., Epidemiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford CA 2003

B.S., Physiology, UC Davis, Davis CA 1996

Professional Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

American Society for Preventive Oncology (ASPO)

Honors and Awards

National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Traineeship in Epidemiology, 1999

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