Katlein Franca, MD Title: Dermatologist Education: Universidad Argentina John F. Kennedy Expertise: Dermatology Recipient of the Imrich Sarkany Non-European Memorial Scholarship Recipient of the Lecturer of the Year Scholarship AwardCompleted, Leadership Initiative Certification, European Academy of Dermatology.Fellow of the Public Voices Fellowship of The OpEd Project Experience Katlein Franca, MD, is a dermatologist and clinical assistant professor of Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami. Dr. Franca edits and published several textbooks and over 150 scientific papers. She is also a frequent speaker and chair at national and international conferences and has given talks in 17 countries. Dr. France previously held the position of President of the Association for Psychoneurocutaneous Medicine of North America. She is the current President of the World Health Academy of Integrative Dermatology. Education Dr. Franca earned a Ph.D. in social psychology from the Universidad Argentina John F. Kennedy and a post-doctoral degree in International Healthcare and Ethics from the University of Miami Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy. She completed a fellowship in General Dermatology, an observership in Cosmetic Medicine in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology & Facial Plastic surgery, and a research fellowship in Dermatologic Surgery & Laser in the Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.