Graduated from the University of Puerto Rico, Humacao, Campus with an Associate’s Degree in Chemistry Technology in 1997. She continued her studies and got her Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences, Industrial Chemistry, Cum Laude. In 2007, Dr. Marcano graduated Summa Cum Laude from the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine as Doctor of Medicine. Yanira Marcano Benitez M.D. did her Pediatrics Internship and Residency at the Medical Science Campus in Rio Piedra and was Board Certified in October 2014. She has years of experience in the pediatric field and has gotten several research awards, published articles on the subject and offered tutoring in Medical School. She is bilingual.