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)

Association of inherited chromosomally integrated human herpesvirus 6 with neurologic symptoms and management after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation.
(2021 Jun 7)
Transplant Cell Ther
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

Improving transition from inpatient rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury: Protocol for the BRITE pragmatic comparative effectiveness trial.
(2021 May)
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

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