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


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)

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

Management of Mental Health Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, and Suicide in Adults with Spinal Cord Injury: Clinical Practice Guideline for Healthcare Providers.
(2021 Spring)
Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil 27(2): 152-224
Bombardier CH, Azuero CB, Fann JR, Kautz DD, Richards JS, Sabharwal S

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