Dr. Cockrell grew up in nearby Natchitoches, LA. She graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern State University with a BS in Biology. She then attended Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport where she received her medical degree in 2004 and was selected for membership in Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Cockrell remained in Shreveport with her young family for her pediatric residency training at LSUHSC. After residency, she decided to call Shreveport home and joined Mid City Pediatrics in 2007. Dr. Cockrell is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Cockrell is married to Brian Cockrell, an archaeologist with the US Army Corps of Engineers. They grew up together and have known each other since they were 4 years old. They have three wonderful children who keep them extremely busy. They are active members of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Dr. Cockrell enjoys spending time with her family, whether it’s just playing with the kids around the house, going to the movies, or traveling together. In her spare time, she also enjoys going to the gym, swimming, and running.