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Dept. of Health Services
Program Affiliations
Scott D. Ramsey
Adjunct Professor
Professor, General Internal Medicine (primary appt.)

Full Member
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Research Interests:
health services research evaluations of genetic technologies; cost effectiveness analysis as part of clinical trials; population monitoring of cancer care services

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Contact Information


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N, M2 B232
Seattle, WA 98109-1204

voice:   206-667-7846
fax:   206-667-7264


PhD   University of Pennsylvania, 1994   (Health Services Marketing)
MD   University of Iowa, 1990
BS   University of Iowa, 1983   (Economics)

Recent Publications

Ramsey SD, Sullivan SD. A new model for reimbursing genome-based cancer care. Oncologist. 2014;19(1):1-4. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2013-0392. Epub 2013 Dec 5.  PMID: 24309984    PMCID: PMC3903067

Seal BS, Sullivan SD, Ramsey S, Shermock KM, Ren J, Kreilick C, Foltz SH, Valluri S, Sarma S, Asche CV. Medical costs associated with use of systemic therapy in adults with colorectal cancer. J Manag Care Pharm. 2013 Jul-Aug;19(6):461-7.  PMID: 23806060

Ramsey SD, Sullivan SD, Reed SD, Tina Shih YC, Schaecher K, Dhanda R, Patt D, Pendergrass K, Walker M, Malin J, Schwartzberg L, Neumann K, Yu E, Ravelo A, Small A. Oncology comparative effectiveness research: a multistakeholder perspective on principles for conduct and reporting. Oncologist. 2013 Jun;18(6):760-7. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2012-0386. Epub 2013 May 6.  PMID: 23650020

Ramsey SD, Zeliadt SB, Blough DK, Fedorenko CR, Fairweather ME, McDermott CL, Penson DF, Van Den Eeden SK, Hamilton AS, Arora NK. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use, Patient-reported Outcomes, and Treatment Satisfaction Among Men With Localized Prostate Cancer. Urology. 2012 May;79(5):1034-41.  PMID: 22546381

McDermott CL, Blough DK, Fedorenko CR, Arora NK, Zeliadt SB, Fairweather ME, Oakley-Girvan I, Van Den Eeden SK, Ramsey SD. Complementary and alternative medicine use among newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients. Support Care Cancer. 2012 Jan;20(1):65-73. Epub 2010 Dec 1.  PMID: 21120540

Dissertation, Thesis & Capstone Committees (recent HSERV graduates)

Member, dissertation committee for Joseph Unger
Representativeness, generalizability, and diffusion of cancer clinical trial treatments