Brian T. Fisher, DO, MSCE, MPH

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Infectious Diseases and Oncology Clinical Care, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
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

Zaoutis T, Sheikh N, Fisher BT, Coffin SE, Bhatnagar S, Downes KJ, Gerber JS, Shope TR, Martin JM, Muniz GB, Green M, Nagg JP, Myers SR, Mistry RD, O'Connor S, Faig W, Black S, Rowley E, Liston K, Hoberman A: Short-Course Therapy for Urinary Tract Infections in Children: The SCOUT Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr Page: e231979, Jun 2023.

Szymczak JE, Getz KD, Madding R, Shuster S, Aftandilian C, Arnold SD, Collier AB, Gramatges MM, Henry M, Hijiya N, Mian A, Raetz E, Fisher BT, Aplenc R : Child and family perceptions of satisfaction with neutropenia management in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia. Pediatric Blood Cancer Page: doi: 10.1002, May 2023.

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.

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 18(2): e0281890, 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.

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): e3006, Jan 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.

Esbenshade AJ, Sung L, Brackett J, Dupuis LL, Fisher BT, Grimes A, Miller TP, Ullrich NJ, Dvorak CC; and Cancer Control and Supportive Care Committee: Children's Oncology Group's 2023 blueprint for research: Cancer control and supportive care. Pediatric Blood Cancer Page: DOI: 10.1002/ Online ahead of print 2023.

Wohlschlaeger A, Levy E, Khan RN, Heimall J, Fisher BT, Metjian TA, Elgarten CW, Freedman JL: A Retrospective Review of Revaccination Patterns in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Recipients. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol Nurs Page: doi: 10.1177, Online ahead of print 2023.

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