Dr. David Fisher is the chairman of the Department of Dermatology and director of the Melanoma Program and the Cutaneous Biology Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Edward Wigglesworth Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Fisher conducted postdoctoral research with Nobel Laureate Phillip Sharp at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his PhD from Rockefeller University with Drs. Henry Kunkel and Gunter Blobel, and his doctor of medicine degree at Cornell University. Dr. Fisher carried out his residency training in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center as well as clinical fellowships in both adult and pediatric oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital. He is also a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music (cello) and Swarthmore College, where he earned a degree in Chemistry and Biology.