Jesse Fann, MD, MPH

Jesse R. Fann, MD, MPH


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


Dr. Fann’s research focuses on the epidemiology and treatment of psychiatric disorders, particularly depression, anxiety and delirium, in patients with neurological conditions and cancer. He has been Principal Investigator on studies funded by the NIH, CDC, the Department of Education, and the American Cancer Society. Dr. Fann has authored over 110 peer-reviewed scientific articles and has served on numerous national advisory boards, including the Department of Defense’s Psychological Health Advisory Board and the editorial board of Brain Injury.