Debra Franklin is a graduate of Chabot College, and earned her BSN from Excelsior College. She received her MSN from Walden University. She belongs to Sigma Theta Tau. She has worked in medical/surgical, obstetrical, and industrial settings. Prior to coming to Ohlone, she worked in a managerial capacity in an intensive care nursery, which is her specialty. She currently teaches: Maternal-Child Nursing, Maternal, Newborn, and Women's Health Review, and Strategies for Success.