Degree(s): Biology, Physiology
Undergraduate Institution: Morehouse College (HBCU)
Graduate Institution: Atlanta University (now Clark-Atlanta University)(HBCU), Howard University (HBCU)
Photo Credit: Black Past
Dr. Renty B. Franklin is a pioneer in research on prostate function and prostate cancer. His groundbreaking work includes hormones and mineral levels in the blood. He is currently a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. His career includes faculty positions at St. Augustine’s College and Howard University College of Medicine.