Valerie Gribben, MD, FAAP
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
|Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
Dr. Gribben is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Tobacco Consortium, serves on the Executive Committee of the Section on Nicotine and Tobacco Prevention and Treatment (SONTPT), and is one of the inaugural E-Cigarette Chapter Champions for the AAP. She has authored numerous publications, and her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times. She has been awarded UCSF’s Academy of Medical Educators’ Excellence in Teaching Award, Stanford University School of Medicine’s Letter of Teaching Distinction, and Washington University Saint Louis School of Medicine’s Distinguished Service Clinical Teacher of the Year Award. Dr. Gribben’s research interests include reducing primary and secondhand vaping, cigarette, and marijuana exposure in children and teens; the intersection of digital engagement and e-cigarette usage; social media interventions to assist cessation of nicotine and cannabis vaping; and vaping patterns of teenagers during the COVID-19 pandemic.