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Professor Dale FisherProfessor Dale Fisher

Professor Dale Fisher is a Singapore based physician who specialises in Infectious Diseases. He is a Senior Consultant in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the National University Hospital, Singapore. Dale is also a Professor of Medicine at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, the chair of the National Infection Prevention and Control Committee through the Ministry of Health, Singapore, and chair of the steering committee of the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network hosted by the World Health Organization.
Fisher has written numerous peer-reviewed articles in medical journals. In addition, he is involved in numerous international medical committees and groups dealing with infectious diseases and outbreak response. He has published on various diseases, including melioidosis, Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT), Severe Acute Respiratory Disease (SARS), infection control in hospital settings especially as it relates to multi-drug-resistant pathogens and most recently COVID-19.
During the 2019-2021 coronavirus pandemic, Fisher was part of the World Health Organization's team that visited China to understand about the virus, and to guide the global response to the pandemic.