David Fraser, MS, is the UW-CTRI Director of Research Administration. Fraser has the lead responsibility for organizing internal systems to support the mission and work of UW-CTRI. He works to support development, submission and management process of grants. His role includes insuring that UW-CTRI has a productive relationship with funding agencies, collaborators and other organizations concerned about tobacco cessation.
Fraser provides organization development services and oversees human resource support for all UW-CTRI programs. He is engaged in organizing and promoting strategic planning for the Center and encouraging the use of objective evaluation of programs. He also oversees the operation of the central UW-CTRI office.
Fraser comes to UW-CTRI with an extensive background in program management and consultation. He received a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a Masters in Urban Affairs from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, concentrating in public administration. He has been the chief executive of three different non-profit agencies, including Family Service of Madison. Most recently, he was Program Director for a multidisciplinary project designed to improve services for children with severe mental health problems. For this project, he consulted extensively with other communities around the country to develop improved systems of care.
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