Education and Training


Pediatric psychology - Nemours/A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital, Wilmington, DE


Pediatric psychology - Nemours/A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital, Wilmington, DE

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Psychology - Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

Graduate Degree

PhD in School Psychology - Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Psychologist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Pediatric psychology




Canter, K.,. Strang, A., Franklin, M., Wilks, S., Geiser, D., Okonak, K, Deatrick, J., & Chidekel,   A. (2021). A qualitative exploration of sleep habits and intervention needs among youth with  Cystic Fibrosis. The Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, Advance online  publication.

Franklin, M.K., Karpyn, A., Christofferson, J., McWhorter, L.G., Demianczyk, A.C., Brosig,   C.L., Jackson, E.A., Lihn, S., Zyblewski, S.C., Kazak, A.E., & Sood, E. (2021). Parental   perceptions of barriers and facilitators to discussing mental health with pediatric healthcare  providers. Journal of Child Healthcare.


DuPaul, G.J., & Frankin, M.K. (2019). Legal, ethical, and professional issues related to the use of   psychotropic medications in school-aged populations. In J.S. Carlson & J.A. Barterian (Eds.),   School psychopharmacology: Translating research into practice. New York: Springer   International Publishing.

Busch, C.Z., DuPaul, G.J., Anastopoulos, A.D., Franklin, M., Jaffe, A., Stack, K.F., & Weyandt, L.L.   (2019). First-year college students with ADHD: Risk for and correlates of alcohol and substance   use. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 32(4), 377-393.


DuPaul, G.J., Franklin, M.K., Pollack, B.L., Fletcher, K.S., Jaffe, A.R., Gormley, M.J., Anastopoulos,   A.D., & Weyandt, L.L. (2018). Predictors and trajectories of educational functioning in college   students with and without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Journal of Postsecondary   Education and Disability, 31, (161-178).

Gormley, M.J., Pinho, T., Pollack, B., Puzino, K., Franklin, M.K., Busch, C., DuPaul, G. J.,   Anastopoulos, A.D., & Weyandt, L.L. (2018). Impact of study skills and parent education on firstyear GPA among college students with and without ADHD: A moderated mediation model.   Journal of Attention Disorders, 22(4), 344-348.