Ms. Battle-Fisher is an established scholar that uses complexity and systems theories in health systems science and bioethics. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. She has graduate degrees in Public Health and African American and African Studies. She has also completed doctoral studies in Public Health as well as Communication Studies.
Ms. Battle-Fisher was a Visiting Scholar at the Hastings Center. She was one of 45 participants at the 2012 National Institutes of Health Institute on Systems Science and Health. She was on the Board of Directors of the Center for Ethical Solutions. She wrote Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness which was recognized as “essential medical knowledge” as 2016 Doody's Core Title in Health Policy, an honor bestowed on fewer than 2% of medical professional texts in print.
She is an Affiliate of the Duke Network Analysis Center (DNAC), a Co-Editor of Population Health of the U.S. Health Policy Gateway, Duke University Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research, a Research Scholar in the Ronin Institute, a member of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, and an Associate Expert at Bioethics Beyond Borders of Duquesne University.
Most recently, she is the co-producer of a documentary exploring bodyhacking and radical human modification. She gave a TEDxDartmouth talk on the topic of health systems science in medical school curriculum. She was one of 7 finalists at the MIT Press Pitchfest.