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Bradford Fischer, PhD

Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences

About Me

Bradford D. Fischer, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences, educates medical students on topics related to neuroscience, neuropharmacology and substance abuse. Dr. Fischer earned his doctorate in Behavioral Neuroscience and Neurobiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Psychiatry Department of Harvard Medical School where he also served as Chair of the Governing Board of the school's Postdoctoral Association. Dr. Fischer's research interests are in the areas of neuropharmacology and behavioral pharmacology. He has received multiple awards for his research, including the "Roger T. Kelleher Award for Excellence in Neuroscience and Behavior" from Harvard Medical School, the "Early Career Investigator Award" from the College on Problems of Drug Dependence and the "Young Investigator Award" from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Dr. Fischer is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, the Behavioral Pharmacology Society and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence. He has served in various leadership roles including Chair of the CMSRU Admissions Committee, faculty representative to the Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS) of the AAMC and President of the Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society (MAPS).