Title: Associate Professor, Geriatric Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine
Company: University of Toronto
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Corinne Eleanor Fischer, MD, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Health Care Providers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychiatry.
Dr. Fischer is an award-winning psychiatrist, neurodegenerative researcher, and educator, having been recognized with positions and awards in both the mental health field and in teaching. Notably, she has received certificates of appreciation from the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto for four years running, and was nominated for the Ivan Silver Teaching Award for Continuing Education. In 2008 and 2009, she was presented with Mental Health Service Awards for Continuing Medical Education, and in 2013 she became the recipient of Values in Action Award for Social Responsibility from St. Michael’s Hospital, where she has served as co-director of neurodegenerative research since 2013.
Dr. Fischer was interested in science and the human brain from a very young age, and credits her hard work and the right opportunities for her subsequent success. She earned an MD from the University of Toronto in 1993, and served St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto for many years as a geriatric psychiatrist and consultant. In 2005, she was appointed as director of geriatric psychiatry. She continued to lead her hospital with outreach projects, and in 2007 she joined the Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute as an adjunct scientist. In 2013, Dr. Fischer was named co-director of the clinical core of the Toronto Dementia Research Alliance.
The In the coming years, Dr. Fischer intends to become a full professor with the University of Toronto, complete Alzheimer trials, and publish more to a growing body of neuroscience and psychiatric research. She maintains memberships with numerous medical societies, notably the International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment, which she joined in 2016. Other groups include the Elder Care Task Force, the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, the Canadian Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, the Consortium of Canadian Centres for Clinical Cognitive Research, the International Psychogeriatric Association, the Mental Health Service Advisory Committee, and the Canadian Medical Association.
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