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Elizabeth Fisher, CHES

Research Specialist

Deputy Director, Center for Healthy Work

Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences


Building & Room:

1014 SPHPI


1603 W. Taylor St.

Office Phone:

(312) 996-2543


Ms. Fisher is currently a research specialist at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health in the Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. Ms. Fisher is the Deputy Director of the Center for Healthy Work, a NIOSH-funded Center of Excellence for Total Worker Health. In this role, she serves as the primary contact and liaison with internal and external stakeholders and manages the dissemination of scholarly materials and other communications. Central to her role with the Center for Healthy Work, Ms. Fisher works to build the capacity of the public health workforce to address precarious work, by supporting trainings such as the Healthy Work Collaborative. As a Certified Health Education Specialist, translating research to shape accessible health promotion messaging has been one of Ms. Fisher’s guiding goals in the public health workforce.

Elizabeth Fisher holds a Bachelor of Science in Community Health Sciences degree from Ohio University and she is currently a Masters’ candidate in Health Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Ms. Fisher’s focus areas include; health communications, community and economic development, occupational health, social and structural determinants of health, as well as systems change.