Dr. Valente completed residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and fellowships in pediatric cardiology and adult cardiovascular disease, including advanced training in cardiac imaging at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Valente is the outpatient director of the Boston Adult Congenital Heart (BACH) program and serves as the senior fellowship director of the BACH program. She is currently a member of the Non-Invasive Division in the Department of Cardiology at Boston Children's Hospital specializing in cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Her research interests focus primarily on identifying non-invasive risk factors in patients with complex congenital heart disease; much of her work involves patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot (TOF), including leading an international registry of TOF patients. Dr. Valente is a founding member of the Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology Group and has been involved in multicenter trials in adults with congenital heart disease. Additionally, Dr. Valente co-directs the Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease Program at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and leads several investigations in women with congenital heart disease during pregnancy. She serves on multiple regional and national committees, including the New England Congenital Cardiology Association, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.