Tom Haynes, RN
Tom Haynes is the Community Injury Prevention Program's Regional Injury Prevention Coordinator for the Southeast Region. The Southeast regional office is located at the University of Kentucky Center for Rural health in Hazard, KY. Tom has been a registered nurse since 1971, served as a combat medic and operating room technican in the United States Army (1966-68) and has over 3 years of ICU-CCU experience. Tom also retired from a career as a benefits specialist UMWA Health & Retirement Funds, a multi- employer pension and health benefits plan, in 1998 before joining the KIPRC staff in December, 1998. He is a certified fire service instructor who has served as an adjunct instructor with the KCTCS Fire/Rescue Training Program since 1977. He has been an EMT since 1977 and an active member of the Neon Volunteer Fire Department (where he currently holds the rank of Asst. Chief) since 1975. Tom particularly enjoys working with fire safety projects, and he is also a certified Child Passenger Safety Technican.