Edwin Fisher, PhD, is a public health professional, noted researcher and clinical psychologist. He also is a former chair of the Department of Health Behavior.
Dr. Fisher has wide-ranging research interests. He serves as global director of Peers for Progress, a program that documents the benefits of peer support in diabetes management and conducts diverse activities to promote peer support around the world.
Over his career, Dr. Fisher has led multiple large and influential research projects. Among the topics he has researched are chronic disease prevention, management and quality of life, asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, smoking and weight management.