Valerie was born and raised in Albuquerque, NM. She received her medical assistant certificate and has been working in research for 13 years. Valerie was hired at a dermatology research office and quickly learned that research was her passion. “I love seeing the medical advancements and how we, at ACT, are a part of that. Helping our patients find new medications for all indications is very fulfilling.” Valerie enjoys reading and spending time with her son and husband.