Ada M. Fisher, MD, MPH was first elected in June of 2008 as the Republican National Committeewoman from North Carolina and reelected in 2012 and 2016; thereby being the first black woman from her state to serve in this position. Dr. Fisher recieved her B.A. from the University of North Carolina Greensboro, her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and her Master's in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health (now Bloomberg School of Public Health). She completed her Family Medicine Residency through Highland Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Rochester. Returning home in North Carolina she began her commitment to the US Public Health Service.
Fisher is extremely active in politics being a willing advocate for the party in the media, forums or any positive event. Dr. Fisher was a candidate for the U.S. Senate from North Carolina in 2002, a candidate for U.S. Congress in North Carolina's 12th District in 2004 and 2006, and a candidate for the North Carolina House of Representatives in District 77 in 2008. An effective public speaker committed to inclusion with an understated sense of humor, Fisher has taken up the banner of the Republican Party writing a sentinel booklet on North Carolina's black elected Republicans. She is currently a member of the North Carolina Federation of Republican Women and has served as a precinct captain, on the Executive Committee of her county as well in the leadership for her state's party. She served as an advocate for the George W. Bush campaign; the 2008 presidential race of John McCain, 2012 campaign of Governor Mitt Romney as a member of his Black Leadership Council, the Women for Mitt Advisory Board and stumped for Trump as well as Republican candidates through her state.
Fisher is a licensed physician, credentialed teacher in secondary education for mathematics and science and speaks up for and donates generously to the Historically Black Colleges and Universities many having Republican roots. As an author, poet, and unique public speaker, this 1984-- One of Ten Outstanding Young Women in America has also established published standards of medical care in rural, corporate, and as a consultant for Occupational Health Services including her tenure at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Salisbury, NC; the Medical Director for Amoco Oil Company; and an Independent Medical Examiner. Known locally for her profilic community volunteer work particularly involving students who have dropped out of high school. She has helped guide over 500 students seeking college degrees through various colleges.
Fisher's newest work, Common Sense Conservatie Prescriptions Solutions for What Ails Us, Book I foreshadows a new era in politics with an understanding of the Republican and conservative past. Describing herself as a constitutionalist, her columns are predominatly featured locally in The Sailsbury Post, the Carolinian (the state's largest Black paper), and Newsmax magazine. 2017 Newsmax magazine cited Fisher is one of the 50 most influential African-American Republicans in the United States.
Dr. Fisher currently resides in Sailsbury, NC and has two adult sons.