Dale Fisher is an Australian infectious disease physician who began work at the National University Hospital in Singapore during the SARS outbreak in 2003. He is a Professor at the National University of Singapore, Group Chief of Medicine at National University Health Systems and Chair of the National Infection Prevention and Control Committee. He is heavily involved in infection control and outbreak response trainings internationally and has been a part of many missions to support country level requests to respond to outbreaks across Asia as well as during the West African Ebola response.
He has around 200 peer reviewed publications in the medical literature and has given over 100 plenary and invited lectures at scientific meetings.
Since 2018 he has been Chair of WHO’s Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) and in Feb 2020 was part of the 13-person international technical team to travel to China.