Executive Director, Cancer Policy Institute
Cancer Support Community
Elizabeth Franklin, PhD, MSW, is Executive Director of the Cancer Policy Institute (CPI) at the Cancer Support Community (CSC). CSC is the largest provider of social and emotional support services for cancer patients and their loved ones in the United States. Elizabeth was formerly Director of Policy and Engagement at the George Washington University Cancer Institute, Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy with the Prevent Cancer Foundation, and Special Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer at the headquarters of the National Association of Social Workers. Elizabeth obtained her Doctorate in Social Work at the University of Maryland, Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago, her Bachelors Degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky.