Jesse R Fann

Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Mark N. Tabbutt Endowed Professorship in Education in Brain Health, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Medicine



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



Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, UW
Box 356560
Seattle, WA 98195
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Dr. Fann is a consultation-liaison psychiatrist and health services researcher in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Adjunct Professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation Medicine and Epidemiology. He is Medical Director of the Department of Psychosocial Oncology at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. His research interests are in psychiatric epidemiology, health services research, psychiatric oncology, and neuropsychiatry. His primary interest is helping people who are coping with medical illness and is particularly interested in developing better approaches to delivering person-centered psychiatric care to these populations.

Research Interests

  • Health services research
  • Psychosocial oncology
  • Traumatic brain injury

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Disparities Based on Demographic Features in the Intensity and Treatment of Chronic Pain in US Patients With Spinal Cord Injury.
(2024 Jul 2)
Arch Phys Med Rehabil
Wild MG, Ehde DM, Reyes MR, Fann JR, Bombardier CH

Collaborative Care for Chronic Pain After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
(2024 Jun 3)
JAMA Netw Open 7(6): e2413459
Hoffman JM, Curran M, Barber J, Lucas S, Fann JR, Zumsteg JM

Patient and Caregiver Satisfaction With the Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Improving the Transition Experience (BRITE) Intervention.
(2024 May 13)
J Head Trauma Rehabil
Moore M, Kempthorne L, Fann JR, Shulein O, Dams-O'Connor K, Kajankova M, Conrick KM, Seeliger J, Hoffman JM

Utility of in-session assessments during cognitive behavioral therapy for depression after traumatic brain injury: Results from a randomized controlled trial.
NeuroRehabilitation 54(2): 245-257
Erickson JM, Williams R, Bombardier CH, Fann JR

Collaborative Care Versus Usual Care to Improve Quality of Life, Pain, Depression, and Physical Activity in Outpatients With Spinal Cord Injury: The SCI-CARE Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial.
(2023 Dec)
J Neurotrauma 40(23-24): 2667-2679
Bombardier CH, Fann JR, Ehde DM, Reyes MR, Burns SP, Barber JK, Temkin NR

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