Dr. Julie E. Fischer leads Stimson’s Global Health project. Fischer is a former Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow and American Association for the Advancement of Science Congressional Fellow.
As professional staff with the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Fischer worked on issues related to medical emergency preparedness, and the consequences of biological, chemical, and radiological exposures during military service.
Fischer served as a senior research fellow at the University of Washington/Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, and an independent consultant to a Thai-US collaboration aimed at strengthening Thai capacity to identify and control emerging infections of regional and global significance.
Fischer received a BA from Hollins University, and a PhD in microbiology and immunology from Vanderbilt University.
The Revised International Health Regulations: A Framework for Global Pandemic Response” (Global Health Governance, 2010) – with Rebecca Katz.
“Health: A Development Perspective” (Security and Development, Georgetown University Press, forthcoming).
“Mapping the United States Government Engagement in Global Public Health” (Kaiser Family Foundation, 2009) – with Eric Lief, Vidal Seegobin, and Jen Kates.
“The US Government’s Global Health Policy Architecture: Structure, Programs, and Funding” (Kaiser Family Foundation, 2009) – with Jen Kates and Eric Lief.
“Disease Respects No Borders: Governance, the State, and Regional Health Security” (Transnational Trends: Middle Eastern and Asian Views, Stimson, 2008).
“Observations on China’s New Biosafety and Biosecurity Framework” (Beijing on Biohazards: Chinese Experts on Bioweapons Nonproliferation Issues, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, 2007).
Stewardship or Censorship: Balancing Biosecurity, the Public’s Health, and the Benefits of Scientific Openness (Stimson, 2006).