Dr. Fisher is Interim Vice-Principal (Research) and a Professor in the Department of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences, with cross-appointment to the Department of Medicine (Respirology) at Queen's University. His research focuses on the physiologic genomics of cardiopulmonary autonomic control in health and disease.
Prior to his appointment as Interim VPR, Dr. Fisher was Director of Research in the Faculty of Health Sciences and has previously served as Head, Department of Physiology and Associate Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Health Sciences. He is a past Chair of the Research Advisory Committee for the Ontario Thoracic Society (OTS) and received the Meritorious Service Award in 2008. Dr. Fisher is the current Co-Editor of the Respiratory Section of Frontiers in Physiology, an open access journal based in Lausanne.
Dr. Fisher is a member of the Canadian Frailty Network (CFN) Board, GreenCentre Canada Board and the TRIUMF Board of Management.