Brian T. Fisher, DO, MSCE, MPH

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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
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

Otto WR, Dvorak CC, Boge CLK, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Esbenshade AJ, Nieder ML, Alexander S, Steinbach WJ, Dang H, Villaluna D, Chen L, Skeens M, Zaoutis TE, Sung L, Fisher BT: Prospective Evaluation of the Fungitell® (1→3) Beta-D-Glucan Assay as a Diagnostic Tool for Invasive Fungal Disease in Pediatric Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: A Report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Transplant 27(1): e14399, Feb 2023.

Elgarten CW, Otto WR, Shenton L, Stein MT, Horowitz J, Aftandilian C, Arnold SD, Bona KO, Caywood E, Collier AB, Gramatges MM, Henry M, Lotterman C, Maloney K, Modi AJ, Mian A, Mody R, Morgan E, Raetz EA, Verma A, Winick N, Wilkes JJ, Yu JC, Aplenc R, Fisher BT, Getz KD: Risk of bacterial bloodstream infection does not vary by central-line type during neutropenic periods in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 44(2): 222-229, Feb 2023.

Santesso N, Beauchemin M, Robinson PD, Walsh AM, Sugalski AJ, Lo T, Dang H, Fisher BT, Grimes AC, Wrightson AR, Yu LC, Sung L, Dupuis LL: Clinical practice guideline recommendation summaries for pediatric oncology health care professionals: A qualitative study. PLoS One 18(2): e0281890, Feb 2023.

Chehab L, Doody DR , Esbenshade AJ, Guilcher GMT, Dvorak CC, Fisher BT, Mueller BA , Chow EJ , Rossoff J: A Population-Based Study of the Long-Term Risk of Infections Associated With Hospitalization in Childhood Cancer Survivors. J Clin Oncol 41(2): 364-72, Jan 2023.

Milina JC, Li Y, Otto WR, Miller TP, Getz KD, Mccoubrey C, Ramos M, Krause E, Cao L, Gramatges MM, Rabin K, Scheurer M, Elgarten CW, Myers RM, Seif AE, Fisher BT, Shah NN, Aplenc R: Absolute lymphocyte count recovery following initial acute myelogenous leukemia therapy: Implications for adoptive cell therapy. Pediatric Blood Cancer 70(1), Jan 2023.

Cao L, Huang YS, Wu C, Getz K, Miller TP, Ruiz J, Fisher BT, Seif AE, Aplenc R, Li Y: Leveraging machine learning to identify acute myeloid leukemia patients and their chemotherapy regimens in an administrative database. Pediatric Blood Cancer Online ahead of print 2023 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/pbc.30260.

Fisher BT, Sharova A , Boge CLK , Gouma S, Kamrin A, Blumenstock J, Shuster S, Gianchetti L, Collins D, Akaho E, Weirick ME, McAllister CM, Bolton MJ, Arevalo CP, Goodwin EC, Anderson EM, Christensen SR, Balamuth F, John ARO, Li Y, Coffin SE, Gerber JS, Hensley SE : Evolution of severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) seroprevalence among employees of a US academic children's hospital during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 43(11): 1647-55, Nov 2022 Notes:

Fisher BT, Boge CLK, Xiao R, Shuster S, Chin-Quee D, Allen J, Shaheen S, Hayden R, Suganda S, Zaoutis TE, Chang YC, Yin DE , Huppler AR, Danziger-Isakov L, Muller WJ, Roilides E , Romero J , Sue PK, Berman D, Wattier RL, Halasa N, Pong A, Maron G, Soler-Palacin P, Hutto S, Gonzalez BE, Salvatore CM, Rajan S, Green M, Knackstedt ED, Hauger SB , Steinbach WJ: Multicenter Prospective Study of Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Invasive Candidiasis in Children and Adolescents. Clin Infect Dis 75(2): 248-259, Aug 2022.

Miller TP, Getz KD, Li Y, Demissei BG, Adamson PC, Alonzo TA, Burrows E, Cao L, Castellino SM, Daves MH, Fisher BT, Gerbing R, Grundmeier RW, Krause EM, Lee J, Lupo PJ, Rabin KR, Ramos M, Scheurer ME, Wilkes JJ, Winestone LE, Hawkins DS, Gramatges MM, Aplenc R: Rates of laboratory adverse events by course in paediatric leukaemia ascertained with automated electronic health record extraction: a retrospective cohort study from the Children's Oncology Group. Lancet Haematol 9(9): e678-e688, Jul 20 2022.

Teachey DT , Devidas MM, Wood BL, Chen Z, Hayashi RJ, Hermiston ML, Annett RD, Archer JH, Asselin BL, August KJ, Cho SY, Dunsmore KP, Fisher BT, Freedman JL, Galardy PJ, Harker-Murray P, Horton TM, Jaju AI, Lam A, Messinger YH, Miles RR, Okada M, Patel SI, Schafer ES, Schechter T, Singh N, Steele AC, Sulis ML, Vargas SL, Winter SS, Wood C, Zweidler-McKay P, Bollard CM, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Raetz EA: Children's Oncology Group Trial AALL1231: A Phase III Clinical Trial Testing Bortezomib in Newly Diagnosed T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Lymphoma. J Clin Oncol 40(19): 2106-2118, Jul 1 2022.

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