Dr. Keegan graduated from U of M medical school in 1996 with an M.D. and Ph.D. She completed a Pediatric Residency at Children’s Hospital in Boston, and then returned to Ann Arbor for her Pediatric Genetics fellowship. She is board certified in Medical Genetics. She became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics in 2004 and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2011.
As a faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics, she sees patients in the Pediatric Genetics and Biochemical Genetics clinics in addition to Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) clinic.
She has been the Director of the DSD program since August, 2013. As Director of the DSD program, her responsibilities include oversight of the team and its various missions. She works very closely with Lauren Mohnach, the Program Coordinator, to keep the clinic running smoothly. She also works with the other DSD team providers to move forward the educational and research components of the DSD program.
Dr. Keegan also has a research laboratory in which she studies caudal birth defects in mouse models. She has received research funding from the NIH, the American Cancer Society, and the March of Dimes. She also has a small amount of teaching responsibilities for Pediatric residents, medical students, graduate students, and genetic counseling students.