School of Nursing

Dr. Jayme Haynes
Assistant Professor
Office: Waldron 329
Dr. Jayme Haynes started her nursing career in adult medicine on a medical-surgical unit in Colorado Springs, CO. She transitioned to critical care working as a registered nurse in the Neuro, Surgical, and Trauma ICU for over 8 years. She holds a BSN from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and an MSN from the University of Northern Colorado in 2001 and 2014 respectively. She has held several nursing education positions since 2009 working at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Pikes Peak State College, and James Madison University, and in 2021 obtained her Ph. D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where her focus was on Student Success: How to educate BSN Nursing Students on Death and Dying. Dr. Haynes also has experience with nursing education abroad. In 2019 she was part of a program that brought nursing students to Tanzania, Africa. Additionally, Dr. Haynes spent 7 years as a Nursing Student Retention Coordinator, 4 years as the Coordinator of the Undergraduate Nursing Program First Level, and 4 years as an Academic Advisor for nursing students. She currently holds a multistate compact nursing license. Dr. Haynes is currently working at Radford University starting in Spring 2023. She has recently been appointed as the Chair of the Nursing Student Success Committee where she will continue to work in her primary passion, Student Success. She is also currently working on the publication of her dissertation and hopes to continue nursing education programs abroad. Dr. Haynes has presented posters and podium presentations on Student Success at several national conferences. She has been a member of Sigma since 2012 serving as the Philanthropy Chair and Secretary of the local chapter. She is also a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Dr. Haynes enjoys traveling and fishing. She is a new resident of the New River Valley where she lives with her husband of over 20 years, Jay, and her son, Neil, who is attending Virginia Tech.