Valerie Mbacke holds a master’s degree as a family nurse practitioner and a doctorate of nursing degree from Walden University. Previously, she worked with adults as a cardiovascular ICU nurse, and as an RN supervisor at an extended care facility. Today, Valerie is happy to fulfill a lifelong dream of working in pediatrics at Crossroad. Valerie grew up in Mississippi, where she went to health centers similar to Crossroad as a child. She has always wanted to give back by working in an underserved community. Valerie and her husband enjoy spending time with their young son.