Ms. Christen brings with her over 14 years of professional experience in pediatric care and 10 years as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Her collegiate journey brought her from Grand Canyon University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, to Arizona State University, when in 2008 she received her Master’s. Christen is certified through both the Arizona State Board of Nursing – Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board – Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She is a fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and she served as the president of the AZ Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners from 2013-14. She is married with two daughters and loves to read, hike, run, and practice yoga.
Sarah graduated from Maric College in Vista, California in 2005 as a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant. Originally from Sycamore, Illinois, Sarah and her husband Chris, and two children Bailey and Caiden, followed their dream of moving to Arizona and making Prescott home. She has been with Yavapai Pediatrics since opening day in 2013 and transitioned into the Office Manager position in 2015. Sarah is passionate about what she does and has always loved patient care. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and has a love for the outdoors hiking and camping.
Front Office Staff
Karen was born in California but considers Arizona her home. She is a native to Prescott Valley where she also met her husband and had her two wonderful children. Her love and compassion for children and the community brought her to Yavapai Pediatrics. She enjoys helping others and also loves to be able to serve the Hispanic Community. Karen is fluent in Spanish. When she is not in the office she spends most of her time crafting, attending her children’s extracurricular activities and exploring new places with her family and friends.
Back Office Staff
Meagan Coomer, BSN, RN, CPN
Meagan has been with Yavapai Pediatrics since we opened our doors in 2013. She graduated from Yavapai College in 2012 as a Registered Nurse and has enjoyed working in Pediatrics ever since. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2020 and continues her nursing education at Arizona State University. She is a Certified Pediatric Nurse with knowledge and expertise in pediatrics that exceeds a traditional nursing education. She loves being able to serve the families who come through our doors. Meagan’s strong belief that you can learn something new every day has resulted in her being an excellent educator to our families. She loves to share her knowledge with parents and families and learns new things from them, too! When she is not in school or working, Meagan enjoys spending time with her husband Mikey and their two busy boys Quinn and Bryce. She loves spending time with friends and family, baking, reading, playing board games, and being outdoors.
Born and raised in Arizona, Annai has been with the Yavapai Pediatrics family since opening day. She genuinely loves her job and tries her best to provide the best patient care experience. Annai has transitioned from our front office to our back office and is fluent in Spanish. She has three children, Isaac, Jesiah and Arianna. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her children; they enjoy going to the zoo and aquarium as well as going to the park in the evening. They also enjoy traveling and movie night with friends and family.