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Mary Lindsay Jayroe, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

(317) 955-6485
Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences, Room 365


Mary Jayroe, MSN, RN has been teaching as adjunct faculty for Marian’s traditional on campus, accelerated on campus and accelerated online BSN programs since January 2014 in courses such as: Adult Med/Surg I, Health Assessment & Fundamentals, Immersion and Adult Med/Surg II. 

In August 2018, she began as full-time didactic faculty for Adult Med/Surg I/Care of the Adult in the Community Setting.  She has also taught Service in Local and Global Communities; Transition to Practice and Immersion.  She is currently teaching Adult Med/Surg I and Nursing Leadership.  She is Adult Med/Surg I Course Coordinator, MUSNA Faculty Advisor; Curriculum Committee Co-Chair.  With MU-COM, she has helped with DO interviews and many IPE simulations.  She also serves on a Diversity and Inclusion subcommittee.  She has precepted several MSN students and mentors former BSN students.

She is blessed to live in Fishers, IN with her blended family including 4 children and 3 dogs.


  • MSN: WGU Indiana, 2013
  • Parkland Health and Hospital System Critical Care and Trauma Nurse Internship Certificate Program: Dallas, Texas, 2005
  • BSN with Highest Distinction: IUPUI, 2004

Work History

  • Parkland Hospital of Dallas, Texas
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center of Houston, Texas
  • Bayshore Medical Center of Pasadena, Texas
  • The Methodist Hospital DeBakey CVICU of Houston, Texas
  • Houston Hospice
  • Marian University 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN—CCRN Alumnus)
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Indiana State Nurses Association (ISNA)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society (Alpha and Omega Chapters)

Area of Expertise

  • Adult Critical Care and Hospice

Teaching Interests and Focus

  • Adult Med/Surg
  • Adult Care in the Community
  • Adult Immersion
  • Adult Leadership

Research Interests and Focus

  • Nursing Burnout
  • Turnover and Quality of Patient Care

Personal Interests

  • Itown Church (Local Missions Outreach, Prison Outreach, Events Team)
  • Hiking
  • Traveling
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Pelaton

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