Dr. Nina Cherie Franklin

I help others solve problems and uncover actionable insights.

Who I am What I do

About Me

I’m Dr. Nina Cherie Franklin, Healthcare Consultant, Self-Care Advocate, and Public Speaker. For more than 20 years, my personal life and career efforts have been devoted to promoting healthy living, accountability and self-care for the prevention and management of chronic diseases.

Through leadership, advisory and advocacy my intent is to empower and enable consumers and healthcare professionals to effectively communicate and collaborate in ways that transform primary healthcare processes from acute and reactive to proactive, planned and coordinated.

Why Choose Me

Translational Scientist

I am a scientist with multidisciplinary research experience, clinical training, and industry expertise grounded in lifestyle-based chronic disease prevention, health promotion strategies, and integrative healthcare practices.

Healthcare Consultant

As a forward-thinking problem solver, I work with nonprofits and for-profit organizations to develop evidence-based interventions, drive advocacy initiatives, and build strategic frameworks that improve health-related outcomes.


A public speaker with a non-traditional personal journey and ever-evolving career endeavors, I am regularly called on for keynotes, lectures, workshops and seminars in a variety of settings including colleges and universities, corporations, and professional organizations.

Health Advisor

Through high-touch, hands-on coaching, mentoring and educational services, I help people navigate through the maze of health gimmicks, fads, and mainstream quackery, equipping them with the tools they need to lead happier, healthier, more productive lives.

Self-Care Advocate

As a thought leader and subject matter expert in the realm of self-care, my insights have been published in over two dozen scholarly manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters, and nearly 900 expert articles and blogs across multiple media outlets.


I’m not shy about voicing my opinions and perspectives on emerging health and wellness trends and I don’t hold back in addressing controversial issues, especially those surrounding healthcare policies and programs, and the interplay between diet, exercise and disease.

How I Can Help You

As a subject matter expert, I actively work with academic, business and community partners to build evidence-based programs for disease prevention and health promotion, refine healthcare practices, and drive advocacy initiatives that improve health outcomes.

In a health advisory capacity, I deliver top-notch, high-touch coaching, mentoring and educational services to individuals, small groups and professionals within the workforces of nonprofits and for-profit organizations.

As a well-respected thought leader, self-care expert and seasoned public speaker, I regularly share my perspectives in articles, blogs and books, and frequently conduct lectures, seminars and workshops for audiences in a wide variety of settings.

My mission is to solve at least one problem every day. That’s 365 solutions a year.

We Need to Talk

I have built my career in a variety of professional and entrepreneurial roles amid the intersecting worlds of health, fitness and medicine so I’m more than certain that my diverse skillset and experience will be of great value to you.

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