Michael P. Fisher

Project Associate
Washington Office


Ph.D. in sociology, University California, San Francisco; M.S. in health systems administration, Georgetown University; B.S. in health promotion and disease prevention studies, University of Southern California


Michael P. Fisher is a project associate at the RAND Corporation. His current research focuses on the social dimensions of mental health and illness, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder among military service members. Much of his research also centers on organizational and inter-organizational processes related to the planning and development of health care policies and programs, particularly in government and military contexts. He specializes in the use of qualitative research methods. Fisher earned his B.S. in health promotion and disease prevention studies from the University of Southern California, his M.S. in health systems administration from Georgetown University, and his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, San Francisco.