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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
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, 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.

Peterson RG, Xiao R, Katcoff H, Fisher BT, Weiss PF : Effect of first-line biologic initiation on glucocorticoid exposure in children hospitalized with new-onset systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis: emulation of a pragmatic trial using observational data. Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 19(1): 109, Jul 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.

Otto WR, Lamson DM, Gonzalez G, Weinberg GA, Pecora ND, Fisher BT, St George K, Kajon AE: Fatal Neonatal Sepsis Associated with Human Adenovirus Type 56 Infection: Genomic Analysis of Three Recent Cases Detected in the United States. Viruses 13(6): 1105, Jun 2021.

Elgarten CW, Li Y, Getz KD, Hemmer M, Huang YV, Hall M, Wang T, Kitko CL, Jagasia MH, Nishihori T, Murthy HS, Hashem H, Cairo MS, Sharma A, Hashmi SK, Askar M, Beitinjaneh A, Kelly MS, Auletta JJ, Badawy SM, Mavers M, Aplenc R, MacMillan ML, Spellman SR, Arora M, Fisher BT: Broad spectrum antibiotics and risk of graft-versus-host disease in pediatric patients transplanted for acute leukemia: association of carbapenem use with risk of acute GVHD. Transplant Cell Ther 27(2): 177.e1-177.e8, Feb 2021.

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