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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Houston, Texas

The Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology focuses on patient care, education and research in the area of women's reproductive health.
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Mary L. Traub, R.N., C.N.M., M.S.

Mary L. Traub, R.N., C.N.M., M.S. Instructor

Division Director for Midwifery Services

Baylor College of Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
One Baylor Plaza
MS: BCM 610
Houston, TX 77030

Mary Traub, certified nurse midwife, received her basic nursing education from Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Ill. She worked for almost 25 years in Labor and Delivery including management of a large, community hospital, obstetrical department. During that time she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from National-Louis University in Healthcare Leadership and also her Master of Science degree in Nursing, Department of Maternal Child Health/Midwifery Program from the University of Illinois at Chicago. After obtaining her Master’s degree and Midwifery Certification she joined an OB/Gyn private practice where she continued her profession for 10 years. Mary also served as Adjunct Clinical Faculty for Northern Illinois University and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Mary is licensed to practice nursing and midwifery in Texas and Illinois. She is certified as a nurse midwife by the American College of Nurse Midwives, and in the area of Inpatient Obstetrics from the National Certification Council associated with the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. Mary was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, National Nursing Honor Society.

Mary and midwifery joined Baylor College of Medicine, Midwifery Section, in 2006 as a staff midwife. In 2007 she assumed the position of interim director, Section of Midwifery, for BCM and earned a faculty position. She is currently in that position and has had the opportunity to work on numerous committees within the Harris Health System and Baylor College of Medicine. Some of those include the Allied Health Education Executive Committee, OB Access to Care Task Force, and OB Service Line. She has also served as adjunct faculty for University of Texas School of Nursing and currently Texas Woman’s University in their clinical obstetrical rotations. She continues to provide care to women through the various Harris Health System clinics and federally qualified clinics as well as at Ben Taub Hospital in the Texas Medical Center.

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