Ohio State Navbar


John Hays, MD

Current OSU Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, College of Medicine

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Texas
  • Ph.D in Biochemistry, University of Texas
  • M.D., University of Texas
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Wake Forest University
  • Medical Oncology Fellowship, The National Cancer Institute

Dr. Hays focuses his clinical and research work on developing new combinations of targeted therapies for peritoneal malignancies including appendiceal carcinomas and peritoneal mesothelioma.  His laboratory interests also include understanding the c-MET axis in the tumor microenvironment in ovarian cancer as well as the biology of mucinous neoplasms of ovarian/appendiceal and colonic origins. He received the American Society for Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award in 2011-2012 to fund a project designed to rationally choose in an unbiased fashion appropriate combinations of targeted agents for the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer.  Dr. Hays has clinical specializes in peritoneal cancers from gastrointestinal and gynecological origins.