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Brian T. Fisher, DO, MPH, MSCE
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Attending Physician

Dr. Fisher's research focuses on infections in children with immunocompromising conditions. He is particularly interested in infections in children with cancer and serves as the chair of the Infectious Disease Domain within the Children’s Oncology Group.

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Bio

Brian Fisher, DO, MSCE, MPH is a core faculty member of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship (IDEAS) research group at Clinical Futures, a Research Institute Center of Emphasis at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP.) Dr. Fisher's research focuses on infections in children with immunocompromising conditions. He is particularly interested in infections in children with cancer and serves as the Chair of the Infectious Disease Committee within the Children’s Oncology Group. This committee designs and performs large clinical trials aimed at improving diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for the prevention and management of infections in children with cancer. Dr. Fisher is also the Director of the International Pediatric Fungal Network. This network consists of researchers from over 50 international pediatric centers focused on optimizing diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for invasive fungal disease management in children.

Dr. Fisher is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases at CHOP, and Senior Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Fisher also serves as the Associate Chair of Research for the Department of Pediatrics at CHOP.

Contact Dr. Fisher at 267-426-0196 or fisherbria@chop.edu.

Education and Training

BS, University of Notre Dame (Biology), 1995

MPH, University of Illinois at Chicago (Epidemiology), 1998

DO, Midwestern University-Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2002

MSCE, University of Pennsylvania (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), 2009

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Associate Chair of Research for the Department of Pediatrics

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology

Chair, Infectious Diseases Subcommittee for the Children's Oncology Group

Co-Director, International Pediatric Fungal Network

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, 2002-

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2005-

Children’s Oncology Group, 2009-

Infectious Diseases Society of America, 2011-

International Pediatric Transplant Association, 2014-

Society for Pediatric Research 2022-present

Professional Awards

Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, 2017-

Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (2017-present)

Early Career Faculty Honor Roll, 2008-2010, 2015-2016, 2017-2018

Carole Marcus Mid-Career Mentoring Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2019-2021

Mentor of the Year, Division of Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2019

Publication Highlights

Links of Interest