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2014-present Clinical/Adjunct Assistant Professor, Wright State University Boonshoft School
of Medicine, Department of Population and Public Health
Sciences (nee Center for Global Health), Kettering, OH
2010-2014 Instructor and Assistant Program Director, Wright State University Boonshoft
School of Medicine, Department of Population and Public Health Sciences (nee Center for Global Health), Kettering, OH
2010-2014 Affiliated Faculty, Wright State University Center of Excellence in Human-
Centered Innovation, Kettering, OH
2004-2005 Instructor, Capital University, Health and Sports Sciences, Bexley, OH
AWARDS, HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Scholars Nominee (Visiting Professor/Scholar competition), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Media Lab) (2017)
- Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness recognized as “essential medical knowledge” as 2016 Doody's Core Title in Health Policy (2016) (honor bestowed on fewer than 2% of medical professional texts in print)
- Competitively selected participant, 2012 Institute on Systems Science and Health (ISSH), Network Analysis track, organized by Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) branch of National Institutes of Health (NIH), at Washington University, St. Louis, MO, June 10-15, 2012 (only 45 selected- only 10% were doctoral students)
- Graduate Scholar Award, 1st Annual Aging & Society Conference: An Interdisciplinary Conference, University of California, Berkeley (2011)
- Visiting Scholar, The Hastings Center (bioethics institute), Garrison, NY (2010)
- FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies- Somali language) Fellow (2007-2008)
- Ohio University Multicultural Grant Fellowship (academic year 2006-07)
- Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society
GENERAL IMPACT OF SCHOLARSHIP
- Doody’s Medical Reviews, the prestigious book review service for medical and health science libraries added Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness to its Core Titles (DCT) 2016 Frontlist - fewer than 2% of professional-level health sciences titles in print are selected to appear in Doody's Core Titles- book was one of only 11 Health Policy titles selected in 2016 (current as of January 2017)
- The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity- inclusion of Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness in its curated list of suggested general public policy books (inclusion current as of February 2017)
- University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) Health Policy and Health Economics Path of Excellence- inclusion of Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness in its curated list of 5 Health Care Delivery e-books in its Information Resource Starter Kit (Michigan Library Research Guide) providing innovative, experiential learning to UM medical students (inclusion current as of October 2016)
- United States National Library of Medicine (NLM) – editorial selection of Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness to its permanent collection (2015)
- Over 8,000 individual book chapter downloads of Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics, complied by Springer’s Bookmetrix (as of May 2018)
- Georgetown University Bioethics Research Library – editorial selection of Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness as a ‘New Title in Bioethics’ (July 2015)
- Earth System Governance Project- North America chapter Spotlighted Research Fellow (May 2015)
- Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness opened in the Top 2 of Amazon’s Hot New Releases in Bioethics and Top 5 in Public Health, eventually reaching Number 1 within a month of release on those charts (November-December 2014)
- Complexity Explorer (Sante Fe Institute) - selection of “Social Networks and Health” syllabus to its Course Syllabi depository (2012)
Battle-Fisher, M. (2015). Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness (SpringerBriefs in Public Health Ethics Series). New York: Springer. (Single-authored; Honored as Doody’s Core Title 2016)
BOOK MANUSCRIPT IN PROGRESS
Battle-Fisher, M. Transhuman (Single-authored book based in part on the radical technology and health documentary, Transhuman)
PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS
Abdel-Hamid, T., Ankel, F., Battle-Fisher, M., Gibson, B., Gonzalez-Parra, G., Jalali, M., Kaipainen, K., Kalupahana, N., Karanfil, O., Marathe, A., Martinson, B., McKelvey, K., Sarbadhikari, S. N., Pintauro, S., Poucheret, P., Pronk , N., Qian, Y., Sazonov, E., Oorschot, K. V., Venkitasubramanian, A. and Murphy, P. (2014). Public and health professionals’ misconceptions about the dynamics of body weight gain/loss. System Dynamics Review. 30: 58–76. doi: 10.1002/sdr.1517.
Battle-Fisher, M. (2011). Severity of Scope Versus Altruism: Working Against Organ Donation’s Realization of Goals- An Essay. Online Journal of Health Ethics, 7(2). Retrieved from http://aquila.usm.edu/ojhe/vol7/iss2/4.
Francis, S., Battle-Fisher, M., Liverpool, J., Hipple, L., Mosavel, M., Shogun, S., & Mofammere, M. (2011). A qualitative analysis of South African women's knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about HPV and cervical cancer prevention, vaccine awareness and acceptance, and maternal-child communication about sexual health. Vaccine, 29, 8760-8765.
Battle-Fisher, M. (Dec. 2010). Organ donation ethics: are donors autonomous within Collective networks? [electronic version] Online Journal of Health Ethics. 6(2). Retrieved from http://aquila.usm.edu/ojhe/vol6/iss2/6.
Ledbetter, A., Heiss, S., Sibal, K., Lev, E., Battle-Fisher, M., & Shubert, N. (April 2010). Parental Invasive and Children's Defensive Behaviors at Home and Away at College: Mediated Communication and Privacy Boundary Management. Communication Studies. 61:2, 184-204.
Battle-Fisher, M. (June 2009). Brown skin, kneeling and anointing to brown skin, genuflecting and “Sign of the Cross”- a Black girl’s experience with religious conversion. Qualitative Inquiry. 15:7, 1125-26.
BOOK CHAPTERS AND ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES
Battle-Fisher, M. (2016). The Elephants in the Medical Encounter- Reflecting on Systems Thinking with Blogging. Peterkin, A. & Brett-MacLean, P. (eds.). Keeping Reflection Fresh- A Practical Guide for Clinical Educators (pp.332-335). Kent, OH: Kent State Press.
Mosimah, C. & Battle-Fisher, M. (2015). Quality of Care. Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics. Ten Have, H. (ed.). New York: Springer, 1-11.
Battle-Fisher, M. (2014). Minorities as Research Subjects [Addendum]. Jennings, B. (ed.). Bioethics. Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillian Reference.
SELECT RESEARCH AFFILIATIONS
Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, Duke Network Analysis Center, Ronin Institute, U.S. Health Policy Gateway (Duke University Center for Health Policy & Inequalities Research), Bioethics Beyond Borders
MEDIA AND FILM PROJECTS
Battle-Fisher, M. (co-producer), Transhuman, in production 2017.
FEATURED NONREFERRED ARTICLES, WRITINGS, COMMENTARIES AND PUBLIC WORKS
Available through Impact Ethics, Mindful Nature, The Yale Journal for Humanities in Medicine (no longer curated online), HuffPost, Hippo Reads, Kirwan Institute for The Study of Race and Ethnicity (Ohio State).
TEDxDartmouth (Dartmouth College, U.S.), Can a Systems Thinking medical school curriculum improve health outcomes?. 21 April 2018.
FULL CV AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.