Assistant Professor

Education and Training

, 2019 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California
Pediatric Chief Residency, 2016 , Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
Pediatric Residency, 2015 Scholarly Concentration: Medical Education, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
MD, Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM)
B.A., Summa Cum Laude and English Department Honors, English Major, Chemistry Minor, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP)


Marbin J, Balk SJ, Gribben V, Groner J. Health Disparities in Tobacco Use and Exposure: A Structural Competency Approach. Pediatrics. 2021 Jan; 147(1).
Section introductions by Susan Walley, Patricia Purcell, Lochrane Grant, Valerie Gribben. Pediatric Collections Vaping: Effects and Solutions. 2020.
Johng SS, Gribben V, Laves E. Visual Diagnosis: An Infant with Ulcerative Lesions of the Posterior Oropharynx. Pediatr Rev. 2020 Aug; 41(8):e31-e33.
Gribben V, Klein JD. Practical Implications of the US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendations on Adolescents and Tobacco. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Sep; 67(3):328-330.
Valerie Gribben. "Growing Hope in a Good Enough Garden". The Los Angeles Times. 2020.
Marbin JN, Gribben V. Tobacco Use as a Health Disparity: What Can Pediatric Clinicians Do? Children (Basel). 2019 Feb 20; 6(2).
Gribben V.. "The One Question to Get to the Heart of a Patient’s True Concern". Medical Economics. 2018.
Gribben V, Bogetz A, Bachrach L, Blankenburg R. The Golden Ticket Project for peer recognition. Clin Teach. 2019 06; 16(3):203-208.
Peterson J, Louden DT, Gribben V, Blankenburg R. Teaching Residents Clinical Practice Guidelines Using a Flipped Classroom Model. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 Mar 06; 13:10548.
Drew T. Louden, Jaime W. Peterson, Valerie Gribben, Rebecca L. Blankenburg. A Flipped Classroom Model: Teaching Interns Clinical Guidelines. Academic Pediatrics. 2016 Aug 1; 16(6):e7-e8.
Drew T. Louden, Jaime W. Peterson, Valerie Gribben, Michelle R. Brooks. Improving Attendance Recording: Electronic Badging Versus Traditional Sign in Sheet. Academic Pediatrics. 2016 Aug 1; 16(6):e18-e19.
Gribben V.. "Take Two Photos and Call Me in the Morning". Wall Street Journal. 2013.
Gribben V.. "Practicing Medicine Can Be Grimm Work". New York Times. 2011.
Gribben V.. The Fairytale Trilogy: Fairytale, The Emperor's Realm, and the Three Crowns. 2011.
Gribben V.. Fairytale. 2003.