Peggy Valentine

Dr. Peggy Valentine is Dean and Professor of the School of Health Sciences at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU), with educational programs in Clinical Laboratory Science, Health Care Management, Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy.  Her clinical experiences include registered nurse and physician assistant. She received the Doctor of Education Degree from Virginia Tech, the Master of Arts Degree and Bachelor of Science Degree from Howard University.  She is listed in “Who’s Who of American Women,” and was honored as “Educator of the Year” by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She was elected Fellow in the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, and Howard University Faculty Senate honored her for “Outstanding Contributions to the African Diaspora”.

Dr. Valentine has conducted research on homeless and minority issues.  She has published in refereed journals, textbooks, and HIV/AIDS training manuals.  She serves on the board of trustees for Novant Health Systems, board of directors for the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research, .board of directors for the National Society of Allied Health, board of directors for SciWorks, Advisory Board for Ronald McDonald House and the board of directors for SG Atkins Community Development Corporation of Winston-Salem.  Since 2011, she has served as General Chair for the Consortium on International Management Policy and Development.