Elizabeth F. Franklin
University of Illinois at Chicago (MSW)
University of Kentucky (BSW)
Policy, Advocacy, Oncology, Cancer Care Value, Health, Healthcare, Administration, and Leadership
Elizabeth Franklin is an oncology social worker specializing in policy practice. She is Senior Director of Policy & Advocacy at the headquarters of the Cancer Support Community where she is responsible for the development and implementation of CSC’s regulatory and legislative agenda, securing and growing relationships with policymakers and stakeholders across multiple sectors, and engaging national partners to identify areas of common work and consensus to collectively advocate for positive change for people affected by cancer.
Elizabeth was formerly Director of Policy and Engagement at the George Washington University Cancer Center where she worked at both the macro level, developing and implementing the Institute’s policy agenda, and at the micro level, working with the patient-centered care team to ensure that all patients had access to high-quality, timely cancer care. Previously, Elizabeth was Senior Director of Policy and Advocacy with the Prevent Cancer Foundation as well as Special Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer at the headquarters of the National Association of Social Workers.
Elizabeth is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker in the District of Columbia and a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers. She is also President-Elect of the NASW DC Metro Chapter.