Elizabeth Franklin


Cancer Support Community

Elizabeth Franklin, PhD, MSW, is an advocate for people impacted by cancer and is passionate about ensuring that patient voices are the north star in health care decision and policy making. Elizabeth has spent two decades as a nonprofit leader and has significant expertise in professional social work, research, and public policy. She currently serves as President of the Cancer Support Community (CSC) where she is responsible for the organization’s policy and research portfolios. Elizabeth has previously worked at the George Washington University Cancer Institute, Prevent Cancer Foundation, and National Association of Social Workers. She earned a doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Social Work, her master’s degree in social work from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky.

Disclosures: Elizabeth has no MCED-related relationships to disclose.