School of Public Health

Fann, Jesse

Jesse R. Fann

Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine


MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1996
MD Northwestern University, 1989
BS Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1985

Contact Info

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, UW
Box 356560
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-685-4280

Dr. Fann is Director of the Psychiatry and Psychology Service at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and Affiliate Investigator at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He also conducts funded clinical research on the interface between psychiatry and chronic medical illness.

Research Interests

Dr. Fann's areas of interest include epidemiology, health services, clinical trials, and implementation research related to psychiatric aspects of cancer and neurological conditions, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis.

Teaching Interests

Research mentorship for students and fellows.


In The News

Largest study linking dementia risk to traumatic brain injury
ASPPH, 05/30/2018