Dale Andrew Fisher

Fisher Dale Andrew

  • Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Senior Consultant, Division of Infectious Disease, University Medicine Cluster, National University Hospital
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Chair of Infection Prevention and Control at NUHS
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Chair of the National Infection Prevention and Control Committee, MoH
  • Chair of the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network, WHO
  • Senior Consultant, MOH Part Time Professional Scheme
Academic Qualifications
  • DTM&H, London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, London
  • FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Australasia
  • MBBS, University of Tasmania, Australia
Research Interest(s)
  • Infection Control
  • Outbreaks
  • Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy
Recent Publications
  • 1. Infection prevention and control of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, 2014-2015: key challenges and successes. Cooper Catherine, Fisher Dale, Gupta Neil, MaCauley Rose, Pessoa-Silva Carmem, BMC Med. 2016 Jan 5;14(1):2.
  • 2. Advances in prevention and treatment of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infection. Isenman H, Fisher D. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2016 Dec;29(6):577-582.
  • 3. Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT) in Asia: Missing an Opportunity. Fisher Dale; Michaels, Jessica; Hase, Ryota; Zhang, Jing; Kataria, Sushila; Sim, Benedict; Tsang, Joseph Kay-Yan; Pollard, James; Chan, Monica; Swaminathan, Subramanian. J Antimicrob Chemother 2017 Apr 1;72(4):1221-1226. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkw551.
  • 4. A “Stone in the Pond” Approach to Contact Tracing: Responding to a large-scale, nosocomial tuberculosis exposure in a moderate TB-burden setting N. Bagdasarian, H. C. Chan, S. Ang, M. Suhaila, S. M. Chan, D. A. Fisher Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Dec;38(12):1509-1511. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.228.
  • 5. Melioidosis, Singapore, 2003-2014. Pang Long, Patrick Harris, Lim Ooi Peng, Jeffery Cutter, Goh Kee Tai, Alex Cook, Dale Fisher, Louis Chai Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Jan;24(1). doi: 10.3201/eid2401.161449.