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SPH Home Epidemiology & Biostatistics Faculty Brian Fisher
Epi and Biostatistics

Brian Fisher

Assistant Professor
School of Public Health, SUNY

School of Public Health
University at Albany
One University Place
Rensselaer, New York 12144-4356

Phone: 518-402-1065
Fax: 518-402-0380
E-mail: Bfisher@albany.edu



  • Ph.D.-Sociology
  • MA-Sociology

Courses Frequently Taught:

Research Interests:

  • Community and its influence on active lifestyle
  • Worksite structure and its influence on cardiovascular health

Selected Publications:

Fisher BD, Strogatz DS, Community Measures of Low-Fat Milk Consumption: Comparing Store Shelves with Households. American Journal of Public Health 1999;89:235-237.

Fisher BD, Golaszewski T, Barr D. Measuring worksite resources for employee heart Health. American Journal of Health Promotion; 1999; 13(6): 325-332.

Fisher BD., "Measuring worksite attributes associated with Healthy Lifestyle opportunities." First National CDC Prevention Conference. Preventive Medicine 2001; 33 (#2): S11.

King LS, Fisher BD. "New York State cardiovascular disease mortality profile: 1998." First National CDC Prevention Conference." Preventive Medicine 2001; 33 (#2): S15.

King LS, Fisher BD. "Evaluation design for an intervention targeting policy and environment modifications in worksites." First National CDC Prevention Conference. Preventive Medicine 2001; 33 (#2): S23.

Golaszewski T, and Fisher BD, "Heart Check: the development and evolution of an organizational heart health assessment." American Journal of Health Promotion 2002;17(2):132-53.

Fell PE, Fisher B, Reger B, Spicer D. BC Walks: the use of mass media and community programming to promote walking. Prev Chronic Dis [serial online] 2004 Apr [date cited]. Available from: URL: http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2004/apr/03_0034g.htm..

Reger-Nash B, Fell P, Spicer D, Fisher BD, Cooper L, Chey T, et al. BC Walks: replication of a communitywide physical activity campaign. Prev Chronic Disease 2006; 3(3):pp A90.

Hosler A, Varadarajulu D, Ronsani AE, Fredrick BL, Fisher BD, Low-fat milk and high-fiber bread availability in food stores in urban and rural communities, Journal of Public Health Management and Practice; In press, 2006.


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