Anne P. Traynor, RN, MN, FNP-BC
Clinical Supervisor, COACH for Kids and Their Families®
Anne P. Traynor, RN, MN, FNP-BC is a nurse practioner and clinical supervisor for Cedars-Sinai's Coach for Kids and their Families Program. She provides primary pediatric care to children in underserved communities aboard a state-of-the-art mobile medical unit.
Ms. Traynor is responsible for daily clinic operations and supervises the mobile unit team which consists of a registered nurse, mental health clinician, community outreach coordinator, and operator. She mentors University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) medical students as well as nurse practitioner students.
Ms Traynor coordinates and facilitates health education activities for health fairs and co-teaches hand washing classes for children at elementary schools and homeless shelters. She participates in performance improvement and nursing research projects designed to provide high quality care to children and families.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Ms. Traynor was deployed twice to the Mississippi Gulf Coast and provided mobile health care through the COACH for Kids’ affiliation with the Children’s Health Fund’s “Operation Assist” program. In July, 2006, she presented the COACH team’s experiences at the annual conference of the National Association of Health Care Recruiters. She is building on that experience to improve readiness for a local disaster.
Ms. Traynor earned her bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Rutgers University College of Nursing and her master’s degree from UCLA's School of Nursing. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a member of the California Association of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.