Cheri Franklin, RN, MSN, CNP

Coordinator, Fetal Heart Program

Phone: 513-636-9931

Fax: 513-636-7468


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Clinical Interests

Cheri Franklin, RN, MSN, CNP, has special interest in fetal cardiology / fetal cardiac intervention and congenital heart defects / surgical intervention.

Research Interests

Fetal cardiac intervention


Cheri Franklin, RN, MSN, CNP, joined the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery as a Nurse Practitioner in 2000 after spending 13 years in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Children's Medical Center Dayton (CMC) as a Staff / Transport Nurse, then as a Nurse Practitioner and Bereavement Program Coordinator. She helped with the fetal program at Cincinnati Children's in conjunction with the CT Surgery program, until becoming coordinator for the Fetal Heart Program.

Education and Training

ADN: Sinclair Community College, 1986.

BSN/MSN: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1998.

Major: Neonatal and Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.

Certifications: Registered Nurse, 1987; Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, 1998; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 1998.