Brian T. Fisher, DO, MSCE, MPH

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Infectious Diseases
2716 South Street
Roberts Center, Room 10362
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 267-426-7110
Fax: 215-590-5705
Education:
B.S. (Biology)
University of Notre Dame, 1995.
M.P.H. (Epidemiology)
University of Illinois at Chicago, 1998.
D.O. (Osteopathic Medicine)
Midwestern University-Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2002.
M.S.C.E. (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Alexander S, Fisher BT, Gaur AH, Dvorak CC, Villa Luna D, Dang H, Chen L, Green M, Nieder ML, Fisher B, Bailey LC, Wiernikowski J, Sung L; Children’s Oncology Group: Effect of Levofloxacin Prophylaxis on Bacteremia in Children With Acute Leukemia or Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 320(10): 995-1004, Sept 2018.

Fitzgerald JC, Li Y, Fisher BT, Huang YS, Miller TP, Bagatell R, Seif AE, Aplenc R, Thomas NJ: Hospital Variation in Intensive Care Resource Utilization and Mortality in Newly Diagnosed Pediatric Leukemia. Pediatr Crit Care Med 19(6): e312-e320, June 2018.

Downes KJ, Laskin BL, Fisher BT: The Cost of Vancomycin and Piperacillin/Tazobactam Treatment-Reply. JAMA Pediatr 172(5): 494-95, May 2018.

Getz Kelly D, Miller Tamara P, Seif Alex E, Li Yimei, Huang YV, Fisher Brian T, Aplenc Richard: Opioid utilization among pediatric patients treated for newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia. PLoS One 13(2), Feb 2018.

DiNofia AM, Seif AE, Devidas M, Li Y, Hall M, Huang YV, Cahen V, Hunger SP, Winick NJ, Carroll WL, Fisher BT, Larsen EC, Aplenc R: Cost comparison by treatment arm and center-level variations in cost and inpatient days on the phase III high-risk B acute lymphoblastic leukemia trial AALL0232. Cancer Med 7(1): 3-12, Jan 2018.

Smith RJ, Klieger SB, Sulieman SE, Berger E, Treat JR, Fisher BT: Retrospective review of immunocompromised children undergoing skin biopsy for suspected invasive infection: Analysis of factors predictive of invasive mold. Pediatr Dermatol 35(1): 104-11, Jan 2018.

Elgarten Caitlin W, Arnold Staci D, Li Yimei, Huang YV, Riches ML, Gerber Jeffrey S, Aplenc Richard, Saber Wael, Fisher Brian T: Hospital-Level Variability in Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Use for Children With Acute Leukemia Undergoing Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol epub ahead of print 2018.

Elgarten Caitlin W, Levy Ellen M, Mattei Peter, Fisher Brian T, Olson Tim S, Freedman Jason L: Successful treatment of pulmonary mucormycosis in two pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients. Pediatr Transplant epub ahead of print 2018.

Citrin R, Getz KD, Li Y, Huang YS, Horowitz JP, Seif AE, Fisher BT, Aplenc R: The epidemiology of rasburicase use in paediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Br J Haematol epub ahead of print 2018.

Danziger-Isakov L, Steinbach WJ, Paulsen G, Munoz FM, Sweet LR, Green M, Michaels MG, Englund JA, Murray A, Halasa N, Dulek DE, Madan RP, Herold BC, Fisher BT: A Multicenter Consortium to Define the Epidemiology and Outcomes of Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients With Inpatient Respiratory Virus Infection. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc epub ahead of print 2018.

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Last updated: 09/23/2018
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