PhD Candidate

Focus Area:
Using cardiac signals to diagnose conditions that lead to heart failure.

Research Interest:
Valentina’s research interests include developing low-cost, non-invasive diagnostic techniques to decrease the burden of disease and address health disparities. 

McNair Graduate Fellowship (Aug 2018 – July 2020)
NIH F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Aug 2020 – Aug 2023)

2022 Florida Heart Research Foundation “Early Career Stop Heart Disease” Researcher of the Year

Fun Fact:
She once jumped off a 50-foot cliff into the ocean (and she does not recommend it).

BS – Biomedical Engineering (2018, Florida International University)