Nurse Practitioner, an advanced practice degree for primary care providers who complete master’s-level training and board certification and who practice medicine independently. Related degrees include ANP (Adult Nurse Practitioner), FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner), WHNP (Women's Health Nurse Practitioner), and APNP (Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner).
To stay healthy and happy, Valerie enjoys reading, international travel, white water rafting, foreign films, snorkeling, listening to music, and trying new restaurants. She earned her master’s degree as a nurse practitioner from the University of Pennsylvania. She’s board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.