Sean D Sullivan
Professor, Health Systems and Population Health
Adjunct Professor, Medicine – Allergy and Infectious Dis.
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1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195
Technology assessment; medical decision making; economic evaluation of pharmaceuticals, particularly in the areas of respiratory disorders, organ transplantation, HIV/AIDS, mental health and clinical decision making
Sean D. Sullivan is Professor and Dean of the University of Washington School of Pharmacy. In addition to his joint appointment as Professor of Health Services, He also holds adjunct appointments in the School of Medicine, the Public Health Sciences Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute.
Dr. Sullivan has authored more than 400 journal articles, book chapters, task force reports and organizational and governmental publications. In many of these, he has assessed the evidence and applications of medical technology in relation to coverage and reimbursement decisions. His research interests include technology assessment, medical decision-making and economic evaluation of medical technology. He is past president of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) and past chair of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) executive committee of the Format for Formulary Submissions – the United States evidence-based guidelines for formulary decision-making.
Dr. Sullivan served as a member of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee, a member of the Regence Blue Shield and Premera Blue Cross P/T Committee and chair, Premera Blue Cross Value Assessment Committee. He is also on the editorial boards of Value in Health, PharmacoEconomics, and Journal of Medical Economics. He was awarded the 2014 Stephen G. Avey Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and the 2015 APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research Sciences (APRS) Research Achievement Award.
PhD Health Economics, University of California (Berkeley), 1992
MS Pharmacy, University of Texas (Austin), 1986
BS Pharmacy, Oregon State University, 1983
Academic Programs and Affiliations
Recent Publications (PubMed)
Cancer drug prices climb after market launch
Health Affairs, 05/10/2016
Sean D. Sullivan Named Dean of UW School of Pharmacy
UW Today, 07/22/2014
Why Is It So Hard To Find The Price Of A Medical Procedure?
Heroin Overdose Antidote Kits Cost Effective
Annals of Internal Medicine, 01/01/2013
Study Shows Naloxone Kits Cost-Effective in Preventing Overdose Deaths
UW Today, 12/31/2012