Michele Battle-Fisher


Wright State

Field of Study

Systems Thinking & Health Systems Science


Michele Battle-Fisher is a scholar of health systems science, specializing in applying systems science and systems thinking to public health policy, bioethics and clinical medicine. She spoke at TEDxDartmouth 2018. She founded and wrote for the academic oriented, systems thinking and health blog, Orgcomplexity. She was formally introduced to the study of systems science at the 2012 National Institutes of Health Institute on Systems Science and Health. She is a member of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science and a Research Scholar for the Ronin Institute. As Adjunct Assistant Professor at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, she wrote Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics- Public Health and Private Illness (Springer), a 2016 Doody’s Core Title. She is co-producing the full-length News2Share documentary, Transhuman – Biohackers and Immortalists, which explores the disruption of radical technologies on the future of humanity. She has published commentaries in venues such as HuffPost, Hippo Reads and Impact Ethics. She is a frequent guest on podcasts. Her work is curated at