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Valerie Houghton, Ph.D.


Ph.D., Capella University; M.S. and B.A., California State University, Northridge

Research Interests
Biological psychology, immunology, neuropsychology, psychoneuroimmunology

Dr. Valerie Houghton has been conducting psychoneuroimmunology research for more than 10 years and has published her work in the British Journal of Hematology. For the past 20 years, Dr. Houghton has taught a diverse selection of biology courses in the traditional classroom and online. She has been honored multiple times for her teaching abilities and won the Teacher of the Year award on more than one occasion. She joined The National Hispanic University faculty in 2013 and teaches courses for NHU in biology.


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