Traynor Laura

Laura Traynor, PharmD


Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

“I feel that it is important to work with patients collaboratively to set goals that will improve their health. Medication regimens can be complicated. It is my goal to help patients to incorporate medication-taking and healthy behaviors into their life in a way that works for them.”

Clinical Expertise

Laura earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and completed a pharmacy practice residency at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. She has served as a Medication Therapy Management Pharmacist since 2006. Before joining Hennepin Healthcare in 2021, she practiced in Moose Lake, MN and Milwaukee, WI.


  • Traynor LM. Lew M. Noel Z., Controversies Surrounding Antithrombotic Therapy Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, 2020 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting (Virtual).
  • Traynor LM. Padilla M. Saito E. Coan C., Navigating Change in Primary Care: The Role of the Patient-Centered Medical Home Pharmacist, 2018 ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim, CA.
  • Scott, MA. Butler K. Epplen K. Traynor L. Shilliday B. Skelley J., Rationale for postgraduate year 2 residencies in ambulatory care, American Journal of Health System Pharmacy 74(18):1402-1403 (2017).
  • Traynor LM, Thiessen CN, Traynor AP, Pharmacotherapy for Fibromyalgia, American Journal of Health System Pharmacy 68:1307-19 (2011).
  • Drekonja DM, Traynor LM, Decarolis D, Johnson J, Crossley K, Treatment of Non-Life Threatening Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections with Alternative Antimicrobial Agents: a Two-Year Retrospective Review Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 63(2):201-7 (2009).

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists


  • Pharm.D. Doctor of Pharmacy
  • BCACP Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist
  • AE-C Certified Asthma Educator


“In my free time, I enjoy reading, hiking, figure skating, and spending time with my family.”