Valerie Antonio, FNP-C
Valerie grew up in Mississippi but has been a Texas resident for four years. She is thrilled to call Fort Worth home and to have the opportunity to serve the children of this city.
Valerie found her passion for the care of children as a pediatric nurse. She loves being around kids, and is grateful to be able to care for them daily at Cook Children's, where she has transitioned from a Registered Nurse to a Nurse Practitioner. She is excited to be a part of the Dermatology department, and enjoys working closely with families to achieve the best care possible for their children.
Valerie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University while working full time as a nurse. She is a former nurse at Texas Children's Hospital, where she won the Daisy Award, a coveted award among nurses. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
In her free time, Valerie's interests include spending time with her husband, traveling, and being outdoors. She also enjoys yoga, walking their dog, and being involved with her church.