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Academic Advisor for Health Professions


  • AAS Radiologic Technology - Arkansas State University 1996
  • BS Radiologic Sciences - Florida College Hospital of Health Sciences 2008
  • Masters in Vocational-Technical Administration ASU 2010


  • ARRT - American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Board Certified in Radiography and Mammography
  • ASRT - American Society of Radiologic Technologists
  • ArSRT - Arkansas Society of Radiologic Technologists


Long has taught Radiographic Procedures Labs since 2002 and started academic advising for the Imaging Sciences Programs in 2008. Prior to that she worked for Health South Sports Medicine and Rehab Hospital in Birmingham, AL as a Radiologic Technologist, and also for Pulmonary Associates in Birmingham, AL.

She received her Mammography certification and worked closely with the Medical Physicist to implement a new Mammography facility where she served as chief Mammography Technologist in 1996 for Birmingham OG/GYN group. Relocating to Jackson, TN in October of 1996, Long had the opportunity to teach Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology at West Tennessee Business College in Jackson for the Certified Nursing Assistant Program. Filled PRN positions for Jackson/Madison County General Hospital outpatient diagnostic center, Humboldt General and Brownsville Methodist Hospital in Mammography. Returned to hometown of Jonesboro, AR in 2001.

Valerie Long

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-3073
F: (870) 972-3485


Building: CONHP
Room: 416