Michele Battle-Fisher


Wright State

Field of Study

Systems Thinking, Bioethics, Health Policy, Public Health, Health Systems Science

Books/Papers Authored

Application of Systems Thinking to Health policy and Public Health Ethics (Springer)
Then and Whatever (Battlefish Press)
Borrowed Words and Fake Thoughts (Battlefish Press)


Michele Battle-Fisher is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and the author of Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics: Public Health and Private Illness (Springer), a 2016 Doody’s Core Title.
Ms. Battle-Fisher is a Health Systems/Complexity scholar and bioethicist. She has researched and taught in the medical and policy fields, ranging from public health, science and technology, bioethics, systems theory and its application to health.
She was a speaker at TEDxDartmouth 2018 where she discussed the “Paradigm Shift” of Health Systems Science curriculum in health and clinical medicine. She was selected as a finalist in the 1st annual MIT Press “Pitchfest”, the “Shark Tank” of book publishing.