Jesse Fann

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



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



Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, UW
Box 356560
Seattle, WA 98195


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.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Improving transition from inpatient rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury: Protocol for the BRITE pragmatic comparative effectiveness trial.
(2021 Feb 27)
Contemp Clin Trials 104(): 106332
Fann JR, Hart T, Ciol MA, Moore M, Bogner J, Corrigan JD, Dams-O'Connor K, Driver S, Dubiel R, Hammond FM, Kajankova M, Watanabe TK, Hoffman JM

Comparison of Clinical Outcomes 1 and 5 Years Post-Injury Following Combat Concussion.
(2021 Jan 19)
Neurology 96(3): e387-e398
Mac Donald CL, Barber J, Patterson J, Johnson AM, Parsey C, Scott B, Fann JR, Temkin NR

Enhancing integrated psychosocial oncology through leveraging the oncology social worker's role in collaborative care.
(2020 Dec)
Psychooncology 29(12): 2084-2090
Courtnage T, Bates NE, Armstrong AA, Seitz MK, Weitzman TS, Fann JR

Evaluating the Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Relationships Predicting Suicidal Ideation Following Traumatic Brain Injury.
(2021 Jan-Feb 01)
J Head Trauma Rehabil 36(1): E18-E29
Awan N, DiSanto D, Juengst SB, Kumar RG, Bertisch H, Niemeier J, Fann JR, Kesinger MR, Sperry J, Wagner AK

Parallel Journeys of Patients with Cancer and Depression: Challenges and Opportunities for Technology-Enabled Collaborative Care.
(2020 May)
Proc ACM Hum Comput Interact 4(CSCW1):
Suh J, Williams S, Fann JR, Fogarty J, Bauer AM, Hsieh G

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