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Profile for Valerie Vuylsteke, PharmD

Valerie Vuylsteke, PharmD

  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice in Ambulatory Care
Office Phone: 217-971-2015
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Originally from Springfield, Illinois, Dr. Vuylsteke graduated summa cum laude in 2009 from University of Illinois Chicago College of Pharmacy. She went on to complete her PGY1 pharmacy residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and her PGY2 ambulatory care residency with an emphasis in academia at the University of Tennessee Memphis Health Sciences Center in 2011. Since beginning her career as an assistant professor at TTUHSC, she has continued to develop her passion for patient care and student education, particularly in the areas of diabetes management and smoking cessation. In her free time, Dr. Vuylsteke enjoys going to movies, local festivals, traveling, and competing in short and long-distance races.

Research Interests

Diabetes management, smoking cessation, unique teaching methods