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Sylvia Kay Fisher, Ph.D.

Sylvia Kay Fisher, Ph.D. Biography: Dr. Fisher has consistently served the American public throughout more than 15 years of federal service. As Director of the Office of Research and Evaluation in the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Dr. Fisher manages evaluations to assess the effectiveness of federal health programs throughout the nation. Previously, as a research psychologist at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Survey Methods Research, she specialized in the application of cognitive methods to improve the quality of large government surveys. Dr. Fisher was the director of evaluation in the Child, Adolescent and Family Branch at SAMHSA from 2004 to 2010, and was project officer for the national evaluation of the systems of care program. She also coordinated program activities in the areas of suicide prevention, improving conditions for youth in residential care, and addressing the needs of LGBT children and youth. Dr. Fisher has worked extensively throughout her career to improve the health and well-being of children and youth and LGBT populations. Among other activities, she has launched and served as chair of a national workgroup to address the needs of youth in systems of care who are LGBT and their families and is currently a member of both the Healthy People 2020 Committee on LGBT populations and the National Action Alliance on Suicide Prevention LGBT Task Force.

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  • Improving Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes for LGBT Youth

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-082-3

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