Dr. Pogran is a Monmouth County native and grew up on the Jersey Shore. She is a proud graduate of the first class of the Monmouth County Academy of Allied Health and Science. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Loyola University in Maryland, where she served as the president of the LGBTQ and allies group, Spectrum, and was a member of the Choice Alcohol and Drug Education Team. She obtained her medical degree at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.
She completed her general psychiatry residency and her fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Millcreek Community Hospital, part of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. While in residency and in fellowship, she served as the Chief Resident for three years. She also obtained her Master of Medical Education at LECOM while in residency. She is board certified in psychiatry and board eligible in child and adolescent psychiatry.