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Julian Fisher University of Bern, Switzerland

Julian Fisher is a policy advisor and analyst with focused expertise in lifelong learning, health workforce education, social and environmental determinants of health, and health in all policy approaches. He is associate research assistant, UNESCO Chair on Cultural and Natural Heritage and Sustainable Mountain Development, Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland. Julian holds adjunct teaching positions; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (SUNY Upstate Medical University, New York, USA), and School of Health Sciences and Public Health (University of Georgia, Tbilisi, Georgia). He is on the Board of Directors of the World Accelerated Medically Trained Clinicians Network. His work experience covers a diverse range of professional domains including international public health policy and advocacy (consultancies for UN agencies including WHO, UNESCO & UNEP), health profession (federation) management, health workforce undergraduate and post graduate education, both classroom and web based.  His work has been based in geographical locations, including Europe, Africa (Tanzania, South Africa), Saudi Arabia, Falkland Islands and Antarctica within various sectors and organizations.  Julian Fisher earned his BDS (Dentistry) from Birmingham University in 1985, a MSc (HIV/AIDS) from Stellenbosch University, South Africa in 2002, and a MIH (International Health) from Charité University, Berlin in 2006.