Valerie was born in Hyden, Kentucky and raised in Perry County, Kentucly all her life but recently moved to Winchester, Kentucky. She graduated from Hazard High School and got her Associates Degree from KCTCS. She went on to receive her BSN from Eastern Kentucky University and then her MSN from South University. Her focus is family practice but she is a certified APRN, FNP-BC and CHPN. She enjoys spending time with her 2 girls and caring for her family.