Jesse Fann

Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, 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)

Emergency General Surgery and Mental Health in the COVID-19 Syndemic: In Search of the Double-Edged Blade.
(2023 Apr)
World J Surg 47(4): 843-844
Goldman RK, Fann JR

Predictors of Treatment Response to a Psychoeducational Intervention for Anger in Chronic Moderate-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.
(2022 Aug 22)
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci
Hart T, Maiuro RD, Fann JR, Vaccaro MJ, Chervoneva I

Treatment of Psychiatric Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury.
(2022 Mar 1)
Biol Psychiatry 91(5): 508-521
Fann JR, Quinn DK, Hart T

The Impact of Opioid Medications on Sleep Architecture and Nocturnal Respiration During Acute Recovery From Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A TBI Model Systems Study.
(2021 Sep-Oct 01)
J Head Trauma Rehabil 36(5): 374-387
Martin AM, Almeida EJ, Starosta AJ, Hammond FM, Hoffman JM, Schwartz DJ, Fann JR, Bell KR, Nakase-Richardson R

Association of Inherited Chromosomally Integrated Human Herpesvirus 6 with Neurologic Symptoms and Management after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
(2021 Sep)
Transplant Cell Ther 27(9): 795.e1-795.e8
Heldman MR, Job C, Maalouf J, Morris J, Xie H, Davis C, Stevens-Ayers T, Huang ML, Jerome KR, Fann JR, Zerr DM, Boeckh M, Hill JA

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