Ellen Fithian


Dr. Fithian began her professional life as a dermatologist before discovering her passion for education. Over the past twelve years, she has worked with Ms. Wismer on a range of initiatives focused on expanding the representation of students from underrepresented communities at the school, promoting success for all students at GSST and beyond, and helping to forge collaborations with universities to enrich GSST curricula with content and skills from emerging STEM fields.


Ph.D.: Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership, College of William and Mary
NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Columbia University
M.D.: Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
B.A.: Wellesley College