Nicole Fisher

Nicole Fisher is the founder and CEO of HHR Strategies, a health care and human rights focused advising firm. She is also a senior policy advisor on Capitol Hill and expert on health economics, technology, and reform, specifically as they impact vulnerable populations.

Fisher runs a Health Innovation and Policy page at Forbes, highlighting ideas and advising companies and people that are changing the health landscape, and she curates a monthly international dinner series, “A Seat at the Table,” bringing together thought leaders for an off-the-record discussion of moving health policy and planning forward.

She also runs the nonprofit Brain Treatment Foundation and is pursuing a doctoral degree in health policy at the University of North Carolina. Her writing has appeared in numerous journals and publications, and her talks can be found on the United Nations website and various news outlets.

Before pursuing her doctorate, Fisher earned her master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago and her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri. Her health and policy work at those institutions emphasized underserved populations, women's and children’s issues, and brain health. She serves on several boards for domestic and international health organizations and frequently speaks on health reform, innovation, neuroscience, human rights, and the context surrounding health.