BOOK SELECTED AS 2016 DOODY'S CORE TITLE
"It is perhaps the impurity of human experience that makes the work of public health the most noble of all. It is just so hard to lose while gaining." Battle-Fisher (2015)
"Sometimes the rules are not made by the public required to follow them." Battle-Fisher (2015)
"Systems thinking is not big words or dynamic images but rather fearlessness amidst uncertainty."
"We live in a universe, one that is elegant, ordered & sophisticated, while unabashedly, simultaneously wicked."
"We are not cells; we are composed of them. Our bodies are acted upon...operating as social agents with oblique intentions."
"Our world will evolve no matter how much we fight or ignore its changes. Today’s reality comes in conflict with how far some believe we can go. Watching the advent of transhumanism is a story that will continue with evolve with innovation."
Michele Battle-Fisher is a scholar of health systems science, specializing in applying health systems science and systems thinking to public health policy, bioethics and clinical medicine. She founded and wrote for the academic oriented, systems thinking and health blog, Orgcomplexity. She was formally introduced to the study of systems science at the 2012 National Institutes of Health Institute on Systems Science and Health. She is a member of the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science and a Research Scholar for the Ronin Institute. As Adjunct Assistant Professor at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, she wrote Application of Systems Thinking to Health Policy and Public Health Ethics- Public Health and Private Illness (Springer), a 2016 Doody’s Core Title. She is co-producing the full-length News2Share documentary, Transhuman - Biohackers and Immortalists, which explores the disruption of radical technologies on the future of humanity. She has published commentaries in venues such as HuffPost, Hippo Reads and Impact Ethics. She is a frequent guest on podcasts. Her work is curated at mbattlefisher.com.