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Patricia D. Franklin, PhD, RN

Director, Professional Education
Assistant Professor, PPEP
Address: 311H
Phone Number: 410-706-7630


  • PhD, George Mason University, College of Health and Human Services, Fairfax, VA, 2013                    
  • MSN, Catholic University, Washington, D.C., 1980    
  • BS, Salve Regina College, Newport, RI, 1975

Recent Publications

  • Kitsantas, P., Gaffney, K. F., Bunch, S. & Franklin, P. (2011).  Maternal race, weight for gestational age, and infant survival.  Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 4, 353–361.
  • Franklin, P. D., Archbald, P. G., Fagin, C. M., Sofaer, S., Galik, E., Siegel, E. & Firminger, K. (2011). Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC): Results after the first 10 years and implications for the future. Nursing Outlook, Jul; 59, 198-205. 
  • Buckwalter, K. C. & Franklin, P. D. (2010). Gerontological Nursing Academic Capacity Survey: second year brings new format. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 3, 75-81

Academic & Professional Activities

  • Member & Past President, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Member & Annual Conference Planning Committee Member, Southern Nursing Research Society
  • Member, Virginia Chapter NAPNAP