Anat Fisher

Anat Fisher


Anat Fisher is a research associate at the University of British Columbia who is passionate about the use of administrative health data in studying medication use and its effects in populations. She received her M.D. from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, and practiced primary medicine for over 14 years. In 2004, Anat and her family moved to British Columbia, Canada. After a short period of adjustment to the new culture, Anat joined the Therapeutic Initiative at the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, the University of British Columbia, and acquired expertise in systematic review and meta-analysis of trials of drug safety and efficacy. Later she pursued a Ph.D. in Pharmacology & Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia. In Pharmacoepidemiology, Anat brought together her analytic talent and attention to detail with her medical knowledge and experience. Anat’s research focuses on monitoring BC drug coverage policies, comparing persistence with biological medications, and estimating short and long-term effects of drug treatments. Anat also participated in several CNODES studies, taking different roles, including site investigator, lead analyst, and site analyst.

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CNODES Projects

CNODES Online Lectures