Philanthropy

Humane Society of Greater Rochester
Major Donations
Humane Society of Greater Rochester
Dr. Fisher has donated the "Rainbow Bridge" to Lollypop Farm to comfort people in the loss of their animal companions. This gift is just one of many that illustrate Dr. Fisher's commitment to the Humane Society.
National Academy of Neuropsychology Foundation
Education
National Academy of Neuropsychology Foundation
Dr. Fisher is continuing his time and financial commitments to the National Academy of Neuropsychology Foundation going into 2017!
Scholarship Fund
Endowment
Scholarship Fund
Dr. Fisher has created an endowment scholarship fund at his Alma Mater, Duke Unversity, to endow the cost of one student's complete tuition annually for life. This $1,000,000 gift will create the perpetual Jerid M. Fisher Scholarship Fund for a qualifying student studying the neuro sciences.
Dissertation Award
Legacy Gift
Dissertation Award
Body Image: An International Journal of Research will annually recognize an outstanding doctoral dissertation on the topic of body image. The award is deservedly named for the late Dr. Seymour Fisher, whose scholarly contributions to the field were both seminal and prolific. Each year’s recipient will be announced in the next year’s first quarterly issue of the journal. The recipient will be awarded a monetary prize of $1000, provided through the generous endowment of Seymour Fisher’s loving family in support of continued body image scholarship in his memory.
Phi Beta Kappa
Bronze Laureate Contributor
Phi Beta Kappa
Dr. Fisher is a contributor to the Secretary's Circle of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. This provides crucial financial support to advance the Society’s mission of celebrating excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and championing freedom of thought. Making it possible for the Phi Beta Kappa Society to promote the value of a liberal arts and sciences education and participate in the important national conversation about the very future of higher education.

JB DukeDr. Fisher has been named a member of the James B. Duke Society and a Braxton Craven Fellow!

These honors are reserved for donors who have gifted over 1 million dollars to Duke University.


jerid fisher duke4 duke jerid fisherDr. Fisher has created an endowment scholarship fund at his Alma Mater, Duke Unversity, to endow the cost of one student's complete tuition annually for life.  This $1,000,000 gift will create the perpetual Jerid M. Fisher Scholarship Fund for a qualifying student studying the neuro sciences. Dr. Fisher has been inducted into the Duke University Heritage Society in acknowledgment of this charitable contribution.

Click here to see mention in "The Duke Insider"

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See Dr. Fisher's mention in the Duke Forward Publication