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
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

Miller TP, Fisher BT, Getz KD, Sack L, Razzaghi H, Seif AE, Bagatell R, Adamson PC, Aplenc R: Unintended consequences of evolution of the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events. Pediatric Blood Cancer Page: e27747, Apr 9 2019 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Li Y, Newton JG, Getz KD, Huang YS, Seif AE, Fisher BT, Aplenc R, Winestone LE: Comparable on-therapy mortality and supportive care requirements in Black and White patients following initial induction for pediatric acute myeloid leukemia. Pediatric Blood Cancer 66(4): e27583, Apr 2019.

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 184(4): 684--88, Feb 2019.

Winestone LE, Getz KD, Rao P, Li Y, Hall M, Huang YV, Seif AE, Fisher BT, Aplenc R: Disparities in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia (AML) clinical trial enrollment. Leuk Lymphoma epub ahead of print 2019.

Fisher Brian T, Danziger-Isakov Lara, Sweet Leigh R, Munoz Flor M, Maron Gabriela, Tuomanen Elaine, Murray Alistair, Englund Janet A, Dulek Daniel, Halasa Natasha, Green Michael, Michaels Marian G, Madan Rebecca P, Herold Betsy C, Steinbach William J: A Multicenter Consortium to Define the Epidemiology and Outcomes of Inpatient Respiratory Viral Infections in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 7(4): 275-82, Dec 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 22(7): e13270, Nov 2018.

Savla JJ, Fisher BT, Faerber JA, Huang YV, Mercer-Rosa L: Complete Versus Staged Repair for Neonates With Tetralogy of Fallot: Establishment and Validation of a Cohort of 2235 Patients Using Detailed Surgery Sequence Review of Health Care Administrative Data. Med Care 56(11): e76-e82, Nov 2018.

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.

Saxena Shikha, Gee Jerica, Klieger Sarah B, Kajon Adriana, Petersen Hans, Zaoutis Theoklis E, Fisher Brian T: Invasive Fungal Disease in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 7(3): 219-225, Aug 2018.

Elgarten CW, Arnold SD, Li Y, Huang YV, Riches ML, Gerber JS, Aplenc R, Saber W, Fisher BT: Hospital-Level Variability in Broad-Spectrum Antibiotic Use for Children With Acute Leukemia Undergoing Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33(9): 2821-26, Jul 2018.

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