Jaren G., RN, BSN, CNOR is a third generation surgical nurse and currently is the General Surgery and Kidney Transplant Coordinator in the Operating Room. She has worked on various Lean/Six-Sigma projects. In addition to general surgery and kidney transplants, she also specializes in pediatric surgery and Wound VACs. She is currently training for her first half marathon and plans to keep running as long as possible. Her goal in life is to visit at least one country from every continent—except maybe Antarctica (it’s too cold!). In her spare time, she loves to experiment with gluten-free cooking and baking. Jaren lives in New Mexico, USA with her husband Anthony.