Ricardo Gonzalez-Fisher

Gonzalez-Fisher, Ricardo

Topics:

Bilingual, Ethics/Ethical Studies, Health Care, Public Health

Expertise:

Public health, Hispanic health, Health disparities, Bioethics


Degree: MD, MPH

Title: Lecutuer

Department: Health Professions

Email: rgonz122@msudenver.edu

Office Phone: 303-615-0559

Mobile Phone: 720-982-8927

Interviewed by: 9NEWS, Telemundo, different Spanish speaking radio stations, Scripps Chicago

Additional Languages Spoken: Español


Biography:

Ricardo Gonzalez-Fisher, MD, MPH, FACS, is a lecutuer in the Department of Health Professions at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He is a surgical oncologist with experience in teaching medical students, interns, residents, nurses and other specialists. He also served as the program director of the Mexican Consulate‚Äôs Ventanilla de Salud where he organized workshops, referrals, immunizations and worked to increase underserved patient access to care by providing communities with a mobile health unit.

Gonzalez-Fisher has organized and led several patient centered support groups, ethics committees and clinical research trials. Additionally, he worked as a CMO of a private state of the art hospital and as a public health professional.  He has worked in the non-profit sector promoting health literacy and health programs for underserved Hispanics in Colorado. His teaching interests are in the areas of bioethics, pathophysiology, physiology of aging and medicine history.