Ms. Frankie Cozzens Philips serves as a Program Analyst in the Office of the Director within the Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives (CSSI) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In this capacity she supports the organization and management of CSSI programs, facilitating collaborations among researchers, NIH/ NCI staff, and industry colleagues. She also works to establish new projects and initiatives within CSSI.
One such effort she leads is a new program evaluation project on comparative assessment of research initiatives. The goal of this project is to assess methods to compare the effectiveness and scientific impact of initiatives developed within CSSI. She currently serves on the NCI Technology Refresh Program Committee, the International Travel and IT Policy Task Force, and represents CSSI as the NCI software coordinator.
Ms. Cozzens Philips has more than 11 years government experience at NIH, with the last 7 being in NCI. Prior to joining CSSI, Ms. Cozzens Philips worked as a Program Specialist providing administrative support to the Deputy Scientific Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and supporting the day-to-day operations of the Laboratory of Molecular Immunology. In addition, her background includes more than 5 years in the medical setting supporting clinicians at Georgetown University Hospital and the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates.