Valerie Joined the UIC Community in 1998. Early service career was with the Department of Surgery, 1998-2005 Heart and Lung transplant, seat on the transplant team committee and Grand Round. Family Medicine 2005-2007 as Resident Program Coordinator and Medical Insurance Billing Representative, before joining the College of Dentistry in 2007, with over 20 year experience in Medical insurance, inpatient and outpatient care service. Dental Office Manager, Clinical experience, vast knowledge of Medical and Dental terminology as related to the medicine field. Valerie has a love for family, spiritual needs, travel, fitness and gardening.