Michele Battle-Fisher, Adjunct Assistant Professor at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, published an influencial academic text, Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics (Springer). The book was selected as a 2016 Doody's Core Title.
Her latest venture is co-producer of the News2Share full-length documentary, "Transhuman- Biohackers and Immortalists" which is currently in production. She is also working on an accompanying academic text on the subject of biohacking.. In 2018, she was selected as a finalist in the MIT Press “Pitchfest”, the “Shark Tank” of book publishing. She pitched her Transhuman book based on her documentary that she co-produced.
She was a TEDxDartmouth speaker in 2018 where she discussed the innovation of health systems science in medical school curriculum.
Her academic scholarship has been published in health systems science, bioethics, humanities and communication studies peer-reviewed journals and academic outlets. She has presented at national and international academic conferences. Her course syllabus, "Social Networks and Health" is in the Sante Fe Institute's Complexity Explorer syllabus library as an exemplar of connecting systems science to public health.
She is a member of The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (BCSSS) (Vienna) and a Research Scholar at the Ronin Institute (Cambridge, MA).
She is a frequent guests on podcasts, many of which can be found on ITunes and YouTube. Her public commentaries has been published in the HuffPost (nee Huffington Post), Medium, HIPPO Reads, Impact Ethics, Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine, and Minding Nature. Her blog, Orgcomplexity, is archived for viewing at orgcomplexity.wordpress.com.
A selective listing of her work is in the CV tab. Alternately, her ORCID is live..
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In her free time, she enjoys being with her kids, writing poetry, photography, dancing and practicing yoga. She self-published volumes of poetry under her imprint Battlefish Press: 1. Then And Whatever 2. Borrowed Words and Fake Thoughts. She has a Flickr page (battle_fisher) of her photography.