Faculty Profile for Dr. Megan B Haynes

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Dr. Megan B Haynes
Senior Lecturer — Dept of Health & Human Performance
JOW A116
phone: (512) 245-6338

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Megan Haynes is a Senior Lecturer for the Professional Program in Athletic Training and Pre-Rehabilitation Science Program in the Department of Health and Human Performance. In addition to classroom instruction, Megan participates in contract athletic training work to stay active in the athletic training profession and add real-life examples to her teaching.

Megan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training with a minor in Health and Wellness Promotion from Texas State University (2007). She also earned two masters degrees from Texas State, a Master of Education in Physical Education and all-level Texas teaching certification (2009) and a Master of Science in Athletic Training (2010). During her graduate studies Megan was a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the football and tennis teams. Megan completed her Doctorate of Education for Health Professions from A.T. Still University in 2020 with a research focus on Athletic Trainers' Perceptions and Self-Efficacy of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Megan is the Chair of the HHP Student Recruitment Committee, a member of the University Suspension Appeals, University Scholars, Co-Director of the Texas State Athletic Training Summer Camps, and on the Board of Directors for the Texas State University T-Association.

In 2015 and 2016 Megan was the recipient of the Presidential Distinction Awards for Excellence in Teaching.

Research Interests

Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Cultural Competence
Patient-Centered Care

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Rejcek, B., Green, A., & Haynes, M. B. (n.d.). Determining the Attitudes & Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Among Collegiate Athletes, 2(13).

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Guest Coach, Texas State University Volleyball Team. November 12, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Favorite Professor. January 1, 2017 - May 1, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honorary Guest Coach, Texas State University Volleyball Team. October 1, 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Teaching, Texas State University. August 1, 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Favorite Professor. January 1, 2016 - May 1, 2016

Selected Service Activities

Chair
Jump into Fall
October 10, 2021-Present
Chair
Pop into Jowers
August 19, 2021-Present
Organizer
Professional Program in Athletic Training Scholarship Reviewer
May 2021-Present
Undergraduate Advisor
Sigma Phi Lambda
January 2021-Present
Member
DEI Champions
January 2021-Present