Dr. Valerie Jacobs earned her medical degree as well as her PhD in Neuro-Immunology/Pharmacology from Dartmouth College. She completed her residency at Boston Children's Hospital and stayed on as faculty there at Harvard Medical School where she worked full time in the Emergency Department. It was during this time that she also completed her medical acupuncture training. She then went on to study Integrative Medicine at University of Arizona. She practices General Pediatrics at Paradise Pediatrics in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her medical interests include nutrition, mental and behavior health and integrative practices. She incorporates an evidence-based integrative and holistic approach to all her visits.