Karen Heckman

Instructional Faculty - Science

Appointed in 2021.  Prior to being appointed at Valor, Mrs. Heckman served as a Physician’s Assistant (PA) for 20 years in family practice and pediatric orthopedics. She also taught middle school and high school science and marine science. Mrs. Heckman and her husband, Todd, have four children, and they love to spend time hiking, camping, biking and skiing.



B.S. Zoology – Texas Tech University 1991 M.S. Physician Assistant Studies – Baylor College of Medicine 1994 Pediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship – Scottish Rite Hospital; Dallas, Texas 2011