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Photo: Rodrick Frazier, DSc, MBA, MHA

Rodrick Frazier

Team Lead, CASPIR Repository

Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services

Office of Public Health Scientific Services


Rodrick P. Frazier serves as the Team Lead for the CASPIR Repository in the Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, CDC.

Prior to this position, Mr. Frazier served as a Senior Health Scientist for the Laboratory Training Branch, Training Services Division, Office of Workforce and Career Development (OWCD) from April 2007 through November 2010. He was responsible for the design/instruction of training modules in the realm of Biosafety/Biosecurity as part of collaborative efforts with the World Health Organization, USDA, and APHL.

From April 2003 through April 2007, Mr. Frazier served as a Senior Inspector/USDA Liaison for the Division of Select Agents and Toxins, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR). He assumed multiple roles within the program and provided oversight for various day-to-day operations of the Select Agent Program. Dr. Frazier served as a Safety Manager for the National Centers for Infectious Disease from March 2002 through April 2003. As a Safety Manager, Mr. Frazier was responsible for assisting laboratories with the remediation of delinquent items based on the Office of Health and Safety surveys as well as developing the NCID Chemical Hygiene Plan and Biosafety Manual.

After beginning his career at CDC in January 2000 within the Scientific Resources Program, Mr. Frazier transitioned into the Special Pathogens Branch. During this stint, Mr. Frazier was responsible for the preservation and maintenance of the Special Bacteriology Reference Collection and performed taxonomic investigations within the Special Bacteriology/Actinomycetes Reference Laboratories. Mr. Frazier received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry (ACS) and Mathematical Science from Florida State University. He holds a Masters in Business Administration and Technology Management and a Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Phoenix.