Linda Fleisher, PhD, MPH

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Linda Fleisher, PhD, MPH, is a senior scientist in the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Education and Training

Graduate Degree

PhD - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
MPH - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Senior Scientist

Senior Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Adjunct Fellow, University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Public Health Initiatives

Departments and Services




Heckman C, Darlow S, Munshi T, et al. "Development of an Internet Intervention to Address Behaviors Associated with Skin Cancer Risk among Young Adults." Internet Interv. 2015;2(3):340-350.

Fleisher L, Wen KYi, Miller SM, et al. "Development and utilization of complementary communication channels for treatment decision making and survivorship issues among cancer patients: The CIS Research Consortium Experience." Internet Interv. 2015;2(4):392-398.

Fleisher L, Davis SN, Gross L, et al. "Lessons Learned from Implementing a Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment Program for Underserved High-Risk Men in the Community: the Prostate REACH Project." J Cancer Educ. 2015.


Rivers BM, Bernhardt JM, Fleisher L, Green BL. "Opportunities and challenges of using technology to address health disparities." Future Oncol. 2014;10(4):519-22.

Fleisher L, Ruggieri DG, Miller SM, et al. "Application of best practice approaches for designing decision support tools: The preparatory education about clinical trials (PRE-ACT) study." Patient Educ Couns. 2014;96(1):63-71.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Associate editor,Translational and Behavioral Medicine


Cancer Epidemiology
Journal of the Medical Internet Research
Journal of Health Communication