Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, “Frankie” Hardwicke joined The Pediatric Center in 1990. She graduated from Johnston Willis School of Nursing and received her PNP from MCV/VCU. Frankie’s medical interests include anything involving children. She is married and has one daughter and one grandson. In her free time, Frankie enjoys boating, fishing, downhill skiing and scuba diving. Frankie and her sister travel annually to Nova Scotia where they enjoy hiking and knitting.