Annie Gieseking, RN, BSN, CPON, is the Neuro-oncology Program Coordinator at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.
Annie, a native of Arizona, graduated from the University of Arizona in 1983 and has worked almost exclusively at Phoenix Children’s Hospital since then. She is a certified pediatric oncology nurse and a member of the Association of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurses (APHON) both locally and nationally. She has been the treasurer of the local chapter for many years.
Collaboratively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care providers she coordinates the multidisciplinary care of children and adolescents with primary CNS tumors. She works across the health care continuum and facilitates transitions between inpatient, outpatient, and community based care. In addition Annie is fluent in Spanish, which is an asset to the team in caring for Spanish-speaking patients and families.