Senior Health Policy Manager | RN, MHA, JD

"Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking."

- Bernard Baruch

A registered nurse and health policy analyst who understands how policy decisions translate into practice

At BerryDunn, Valerie conducts policy analysis, including legislative and regulatory reviews. Her reviews and analyses cover a wide range of topics, including measuring the impact of government programs or mandates on population healthcare utilization and outcomes.

Valerie has had wide-ranging healthcare industry experience over the last 20 years, from hands-on clinician to research at a large academic medical center. She began her career as a clinician, working as a registered nurse in critical care areas in various hospital settings. Valerie’s time providing patient care showed her firsthand how health policy decisions translate into practice, prompting additional studies and experience in practice management, healthcare quality and accreditation, risk management, and compliance.


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