Hannah Jayne (HJ) began work in health and wellness as an undergraduate researcher within the University of Kansas’ Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies department where she discovered a passion for supporting collegiate mental health, trauma work & recovery. She attended Marquette University for her first Master’s in Higher Education Administration, where she served as the graduate coordinator in Marquette’s Medical Clinic for substance use prevention and risk reduction. HJ then spent several years working at Purdue University, then to Washington University in St. Louis. HJ joined WashU’s Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention Center in January of 2019 following student requests for enhanced prevention efforts for underserved populations on WashU’s campus. She served at the RSVP Center for 3 years, then joined Habif Health & Wellness in 2022.
In her primary role in Health Promotion, Hannah Jayne provides resources to individual students, groups, and organizations related to substance use prevention, education and risk reduction. HJ also coordinates and oversees The WashU Recovery Group. HJ also leads BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening & Intervention for College Students) to support students who have been impacted by their substance use. She serves as the university representation for Partners in Prevention and helps to advise a group of dedicated Peer Health Educators and graduate practicum students.
When not at WashU, HJ can be most likely found at her local gym, garden store, or drinking lattes at one of many local coffee shops