2015 - Doctor of Nursing Practice degree - Murray State University
2011 - Bachelors degree in the Science of Nursing - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
2009 - Associates Degree in Nursing - Wabash Valley College
Board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Nurses Credentialing Center
She has previously worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the West Salem Clinic for three years. Prior to beginning her career as a Nurse Practitioner, she worked as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Room at Richland Memorial Hospital. In addition, Valerie serves as a preceptor for multiple universities for both NP and PA students.