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Donna Fisher, MD

Department of Pediatrics Fisher Donna 1104
Division of Infectious Disease

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Medical Director, Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Prevention, Baystate Children’s Hospital
  • Director, Medical Student Clinical Elective, Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Division Chief, Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine

Education and Training

  • University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY
    Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases (1989-1992)
  • Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
    Internship and Residency, Pediatrics (1985-1988)
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    M.D. (1981-1985)
  • Goucher College, Towson, MD
    B.A., B.S., Biological Sciences (1976-1980)

Scholarly Foci

  • Hospital epidemiology
  • Neonatal and congenital infections, congenital CMV
  • Vaccines and vaccine advocacy education
  • HIV
  • Global health

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Fisher's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles (Limit 5)

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
    • Communications Committee
      • Member (2019-2021)
    • Vaccine Advocacy Committee
      • Member (2017-2019)
    • Clinical Affairs Committee
      • Member (2017-2019)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Disaster Readiness Committee
      • Member (2017-present)
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
    • Pediatric Leadership Council
      • Steering Committee
        • Member (2014-2017)
    • Awards Committee
      • Member (2017-2019)

Significant Honors and Awards

  • Medical Student Teaching Award, Tufts University School of Medicine (1999-2001)
  • Wilmont Cancer Foundation Research Award (1990-1992)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (1990-present)
  • Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Beta Kappa Research award (1990)

Contact Information

Department of Pediatrics
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-9580
donna.fisher@baystatehealth.org