Dr. Jesse Fann

Jesse Fann, MD, MPH

Dr. Jesse Fann

Dr. Fann is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He is also Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health, Affiliate Investigator at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Director of Psychiatry and Psychology Services at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. Dr. Fann received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1985, M.D. from Northwestern University in 1989, and his Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in Epidemiology from the University of Washington in 1996.

Dr. Fann serves on the editorial board of Brain Injury, has served on several psychiatric, brain injury, and cancer-related national scientific committees, including the Department of Defense’s Psychological Health External Advisory Committee, and has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Education, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and American Cancer Society. He is a fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and has received the Scientific Research Award and the Dlin Fischer Award for Significant Achievement in Clinical Research from that organization.

Dr. Fann’s areas of research include the epidemiology, health services implications, and treatment of mental health aspects of neurologic conditions (traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and multiple sclerosis) and cancer.