Andrew Fisher, MPH, MA
Director of Practice Operations and Innovation
Florida Cancer Specialists
4371 Veronica S. Shoemaker Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33916
As the Director of Practice Operations and Innovation for Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Andrew Fisher’s responsibilities include project management for operations, informatics initiatives, transitional processes, and partnerships. He is also responsible for fueling new ideas and driving creative strategies for the organization.
Prior to joining FCS, Andrew worked for the federal government, where he spent two years as a program coordinator with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in Atlanta, GA. Andrew coordinated day-to-day operations of programs and partnerships within CDC’s Epidemiology Workforce Branch, including the Science Ambassador Fellowship, medical and veterinary student programs, and the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS). Before joining the CDC, his previous work experiences include at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, the National Institute for Public Health in Cuernavaca, Mexico, a telemedicine tech startup in Miami, and as a consultant for Medtronic in Santiago, Chile. Currently, he sits on the executive board of an NGO, with work based in Haiti.
Andrew graduated from High Point University with a Bachelors degree in Biology and a minor in French. While attending University of Miami, he received two Masters degrees in Public Health (MPH) and International Administration (MA). Andrew has held Fellowship positions at Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in NYC. He is currently earning a professional certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Andrew grew up in Victoria, B.C., Canada before moving to the Carolinas as a teenager. He enjoys “frugally” traveling (40+ countries, so far!) and outdoor activities including hockey, hiking, snowboarding, and golfing, which he played at the Division I level. He is fluent in French.