Latisha Hayes-Gaines

Assistant Teaching Professor
Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden
530 Federal Street
Room 436
Camden, NJ 08102
(856) 225-6152

Obesity Education
Challenges to Obesity Management in African American Women
Disproportionate Incarceration Rate of People of Color
Transitioning into Practice

Dr. Latisha Hayes-Gaines has over 15 years of nursing experience iin both clinical and academic environments.  She received both her BSN and DNP from Rutgers University- Camden. Much of her nursing career has been spent educating nursing students and working in various correctional facilities more

Selected Publications 

Hayes, L. (2019). Educating primary healthcare providers on obesity management to improve outcomes. Journal of Nursing Practice, Application, Reviews and Research

Atkins, R, Lou, R, Wunnenberg, M., Ayers, C., Hayes, L., Lipman, T.H., Penna-Cardinali, V., Deatrick, J.A.(2019). Contributions to depressed mood in Black single mothers. Issues in Mental Health Nursing

Hayes, L. (2018) America’s Prison System
Guest Lecture at University of Pennsylvania MSN class

Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
AHA BLS Instructor
BLS Certification