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Brian T. Fisher, DO, MSCE, MPH

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

Contact information
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

Huang J, Fisher BT, Tam V, Wang Z, Song L, Shi J, La Rochelle C, Wang X, Morris JS, Coffin SE, Rubin DM : The Effectiveness Of Government Masking Mandates On COVID-19 County-Level Case Incidence Across The United States, 2020. Health Affairs Online ahead of print 2022.

Teachey DT , Devidas Meenakshi M, 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 Online ahead of print 2022.

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 Online ahead of print 2022.

Otto WR, Behrens EM, Teachey DT, Lamson DM, Barrett DM, Bassiri H, Lambert MP, Mount S, Petrosa WL, Romberg N, Sullivan KE, Topjian AA, Fisher BT, Kajon AE: Human Adenovirus 7-Associated Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis-Like Illness: Clinical and Virological Characteristics in a Cluster of Five Pediatric Cases. Clin Infect Dis 73(7): e1532-e1538, Oct 2021.

Getz KD, Szymczak JE, Li Y, Madding R, Huang YSV, Aftandilian C, Arnold SD, Bona KO, Caywood E, Collier AB, Gramatges MM, Henry M, Lotterman C, Maloney K, Mian A, Mody R, Morgan E, Raetz EA, Rubnitz J, Verma A, Winick N, Wilkes JJ, Yu JC, Fisher BT, Aplenc R: Medical Outcomes, Quality of Life, and Family Perceptions for Outpatient vs Inpatient Neutropenia Management After Chemotherapy for Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia. JAMA New Open 4(10): e2128385, Oct 2021.

Fisher BT, Westling T, Boge CLK, Zaoutis TE, Dvorak CC, Nieder M, Zerr DM, Wingard JR, Villaluna D, Esbenshade AJ, Alexander S, Gunn S, Wheat LJ, Sung L: Prospective Evaluation of Galactomannan and (1→3) β-d-Glucan Assays as Diagnostic Tools for Invasive Fungal Disease in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Receiving Fungal Prophylaxis. J Ped Infect Dis Soc 10(8): 864-71, Sep 2021.

Sugalski Aaron J, Lo Tammy, Beauchemin Melissa, Grimes Allison C, Robinson Paula D, Walsh Alexandra M, Santesso Nancy, Dang Ha , Fisher Brian T, Wrightson Andrea Rothfus, Yu Lolie C, Sung Lilian ,Dupuis L Lee: Facilitators and barriers to clinical practice guideline-consistent supportive care at pediatric oncology institutions: a Children's Oncology Group study. Implement Sci Commun 2(1): 106, Sep 2021.

Danielle M Zerr, Aaron M Milstone, Amanda L Adler, Christopher C Dvorak, Brian T Fisher, Lillian Sung: Reply to Are we certain that chlorhexidine gluconate bathing is not beneficial in deducing central line associated blood stream infections among children with cancer or undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation? Cancer 127(15), Aug 2021.

Si SJ, Tasian SK, Bassiri H, Fisher BT, Atalla J, Patel R, Romberg N, Lambert MP, Paessler M, Behrens EJ, Teachey DT, Sullivan KE: Diagnostic Challenges in Pediatric Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. J Clin Immunol 41(6), Aug 2021.

Ibrahimova A, Winestone LE, Miller TP, Kettler K, Seif AE, Huang YS, Elgarten CW, Myers RM, Fisher BT, Aplenc R, Getz KD: Presentation acuity, induction mortality, and resource utilization in infants with acute leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer 68(7), Jul 2021.

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