Nurse Practitioner, a degree for nurses who complete master’s-level training and board certification in order to practice medicine. As nurses, NPs bring a special sort of caring to their work. Alternate degrees include ANP (Adult Nurse Practitioner), FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner), and WHNP (Women's Health 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.