Dr. Franklin received her medical degree in 1995, at Texas A&M University. She began her clinical training in general pediatrics at Greenville Memorial Hospital in South Carolina, and became board certified to practice in 1999.
Dr. Franklin furthered her training in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at the UCLA Medical Center. She trained with world renowned experts in diabetes, obesity and disorders of growth.
As part of her training, she was involved with numerous research projects, enriching her dedication to keep current in her field. She was also awarded an appointment as a Clinical Instructor at UCLA. She became board certified in pediatric endocrinology in 2003.