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Celia B. Fisher

Celia B. Fisher, PhD

Dr. Fisher's research has focused on ethics, life-span development and vulnerable populations. Her work has included the ethics of research on suicide and on adults with impaired consent capacity. She has also designed instructional materials on research ethics, and developed and examined assessment instruments for use in evaluating parent/child views on various topics, such as racial discrimination and cancer research. In addition, Dr. Fisher is a past member of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Secretary's Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections and a founding editor of the journal Applied Developmental Science. She chaired the American Psychological Association’s Ethics Code Task Force and the New York State Licensing Board for Psychology, and served on the NIMH Data Safety and Monitoring Board, and the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Clinical Research Involving Children.


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