Nicole Fisher
Nicole Fisher
Nicole Fisher

Nicole Fisher, is a Senior Contributor at The Federalist, the founder and CEO of HHR Strategies, a health and human​ ​rights​ ​focused advising firm. She is also a senior policy advisor on Capitol Hill and expert on health ​reform, technology​ and brain health -​ specifically as they impact vulnerable populations. Fisher​ ​curates a monthly international dinner series, “A Seat at the Table,” bringing to-gether thought leaders for an off-the-record discussion of moving health policy and planning forward. She also runs the nonprofit Global Brain Health Coalition and is pursuing a doctoral degree in health policy​ at the University of North Carolina.

Her writing has appeared in numerous journals and publications, and her talks can be found on the United Nations website and various news outlets. Before pursuing her PhD, Fisher earned her master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago and her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri. Her health care and policy work at those institutions emphasized underserved populations, women’s and children’s issues, and brain health. She serves on several boards for domestic and international health organizations and frequently speaks on health reform, innovation, human rights, and the context surrounding health.

3 Reasons Men Send Private Pics

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Meet Revolutionary Woman Deborah Read Franklin

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Meet The Revolutionary Woman Mercy Otis Warren

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Meet The Revolutionary Abigail Adams

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15 Of Antonin Scalia’s Best Lines

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What Woodpeckers Can Teach Humans About Avoiding Concussions

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Will Smith’s ‘Concussion’ Is Ending Our Brain Injury Denial

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Brain Injuries Are About To Change Sports Forever

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Borrowing Too Much For A Worthless Degree

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The Hidden Agenda Behind College For All

Getting more people into college is about more money for bankers, not benefitting young people and society.

The Rise Of The Educated And Underbanked

Young people are taking out increasingly large loans for education that has increasingly fewer returns.

Dean Smith: A Coach For Life And Family

University of North Carolina basketball legend Dean Smith recently died at age 83. Here’s a refresher on his legacy.