Steven Friedman, MHSA joined the National Cancer Institute in 2004, first as a contractor serving as Program Manager for the Protocol and Information Office (PIO) and then in November 2005 as Deputy Head, PIO as an federal employee. In July 2006, he was named as Acting Head, PIO which also includes oversight fo the CTEP Enterprise IT System. In November 2009, he was named as Chief, OIB. He also serves as the DCTD liaison to the NCI CIO's office dealing with such issues as IT security and protecting the privacy of patient data. Mr. Friedman is a survivor of testicular cancer since 1995. In 2003, Mr. Friedman was selected as one of 26 cyclists to ride across the country to raise awareness for cancer clinical trials in the inaugural Tour of Hope. Mr. Friedman served as a founding Director for the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs and is currently President of the Board for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. He is the recipient of several NIH Merit Awards and an NIH Directors Award. Mr. Friedman received his Masters of Health Services Administration from the George Washington University.