Barbara Loe Fisher

Co-Founder & President, National Vaccine Information Center

barbara loe fisher



Tel: 703-938-0342
Email: [email protected]


DPT: A Shot in the Dark (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1985);
Warner Books (1986); Avery (1991); Penguin/Putnam reprint 2000).


The Consumer’s Guide to Childhood Vaccines (1997)
Vaccines, Autism & Chronic Inflammation: The New Epidemic (2008)
The Emerging Risks of Live Virus & Virus Vectored Vaccines: Vaccine Strain
Virus Infection, Shedding & Transmission (2014)
Reforming Vaccine Policy & Law: A Guide (2014; 2017, 2022)
Special Report on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic (2020-2022)


Editor of NVIC Newsletter 
Executive Editor of The Vaccine Reaction

Blogger:  Barbara Loe Fisher Speaks Out and Vaccine Awakening (2006-2017)

Podcasting: NVIC Podcasts

Video Commentator: For and

Film: Featured in the 2011 film documentary The Greater Good, and in the 2020 movie 1986: The Act.


Book Chapters:

“Autism: The Vaccine Connection” in Envisioning A Bright Future edited by Patricia Lemer (2008)

Invited Public Presentations to Federal Agencies and Vaccine Advisory Committees:

Selected Public Comments to Federal Agencies and Vaccine Advisory Committees:

Invited Public Presentations to Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences:

Selected Legislative Testimony:

Selected Referenced Commentaries, Op Eds, Articles

Selected Public Presentations:

  • Fifth International Public Conference on Vaccination: Protecting Health and Autonomy in the 21st Century. Defending Health and Liberty in the Vaccine Culture War. (2020)
  • Vaccine Injury Epidemic Event, Washington, D.C. Witnessing The Vaccine Injury Epidemic. (2019)
  • ICPA Freedom for Family Wellness Summit. Your Right to be Informed, Your Freedom to Choose (2018)
  • The Truth About Cancer Live Orlando. Medical Tyranny and Why Informed Consent Matters (2017)
  • Physicians for Informed Consent Inaugural Meeting. From Nuremberg to California: Why Informed Consent Matters in the 21st Century (2017)
  • Revolution for Truth Rally in Washington, DC. The Vaccine Revolution for Truth (2017)
  • Life University “Life Talks.” Transcending Utilitarian Vaccine Policy to Protect Truth and Integrity in Healthcare (2016)
  • Truth, Transparency and Freedom Rally in Atlanta. The Health Liberty Revolution to Save Our Children (2015)
  • The Wave, Life West. Vaccination: The Right to Know and Freedom to Choose (2015)
  • National Health Freedom Coalition Congress. Vaccination: Defending Your Right to Know and Freedom To Choose (2014)
  • ICPA Freedom for Family Wellness Summit. Vaccination: Defending Your Right to Know and Freedom to Choose (2014)
  • California Jam. Knowledge is Power and Freedom is Not Free (2013)
  • Holistic Moms Network Conference. Vaccines & Chronic Illness: Staying Well in the New Epidemic (2012)
  • Vaccine Safety: Evaluating the Science Conference. Medical Science & Public Trust: The Policy, Ethics & Law of Vaccination in the 20th & 21st Centuries (2011) 
  • Fourth International Public Conference on Vaccination. National Vaccine Information Center. Keynote Address: Show Us the Science & Give Us the Choice (2009)
  • Healthy Lifestyles Conference of National Black and Hispanic Caucuses of State Legislators. Vaccine Laws, Child Health & Informed Consent (2009)
  • Autism One. Vaccine Education & Informed Consent (2009)
  • NY Legislature Vaccine Education Roundtable at Stony Brook University (2008)
  • Vaccine Freedom of Choice Rally, Trenton, NJ. Vaccine Freedom of Choice (2008)
  • Holistic Moms Network Natural Living Conference. Vaccines & Chronic Inflammation: Staying Well in the New Epidemic (2008)
  • Anaheim Autism Conference. Vaccination & the Chronic Disease Epidemic (2008)
  • New Hampshire Association of Naturopathic Doctors. Vaccines and Chronic Illness (2007)
  • Wellness Forum, Columbus, Ohio. The Science and Policy of Vaccination (2007)
  • Ohio Academy of Trial Lawyers. Vaccination and the Law (2007)
  • Life University. The Philosophy of Vaccination and the Philosophy of Chiropractic (2006)
  • Defeat Autism Now Conference in Washington, DC. (2006)
  • Power of Truth March & Rally on Capitol Hill. (2005)
  • New Zealand College of Chiropractic. (2005)
  • Autism One in Chicago. (2005)
  • Miami Children’s Hospital. Doctors & Parents Preventing Vaccine Reactions (2004)
  • Third International Public Conference on Vaccination, National Vaccine Information Center. Keynote Address (2002)
  • Defeat Autism Now Conference in Boston. Vaccines and Autism (2002)
  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland. The Right to Informed Consent (2002)
  • Second International Public Conference on Vaccination, National Vaccine Information Center. Keynote Address (2000)
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic Philosophy ColloquiumThe Philosophy of Chiropractic and the Philosophy of Vaccination – Bridging the Divide with Informed Consent (1999)
  • Institute for Health Freedom. National Press Club Press Conference. Medical Privacy and Mandatory Vaccinations (1999)
  • Constitutional Coalition Educational Policy Council. Vaccine Tracking: A Threat to Your Privacy (1999)
  • International Chiropractic Association Conference.  Moral Conscience, Politics and Forced Vaccination (1998)
  • Eagle Forum Annual Conference. The Politics of Forced Vaccination (1998)
  • First International Public Conference on Vaccination, National Vaccine Information Center. Keynote Address (1997)
  • Developmental Delay Registry ConferenceVaccine Risks and Public Policy (1996)
  • Dynamic Essentials Seminars. The Politics of Vaccination: Walking the Wire To Freedom (1993 & 1995)
  • ICPA Second Annual Conference. The Risks of Vaccination and Defending the Right to Choose (1993)

Selected Television/Radio Appearances:


University of Maryland; B.A. (English)


Married; three children

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