Sean D. Sullivan, BScPharm, MSc, PhD, is Professor and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy. He holds a joint appointment as Professor of Health Services in the School of Public Health, is Director of the UW Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program (PORPP) and co-Director of the University of Washington Centers for Comparative and Health Systems Effectiveness (CHASE Alliance). He holds adjunct appointments in the School of Medicine, the Public Health Sciences Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and at Group Health Research Institute.
He completed his bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Oregon State University in 1983, master's degree in administrative and economic sciences from the University of Texas in 1986 and PhD in health economics and policy from the University of California-Berkeley in 1991.
Dr. Sullivan has authored more than 300 journal articles, book chapters, task force reports and organizational and governmental publications. In many of these writings, 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 the past chair of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy executive committee on the AMCP Format for Formulary Submissions - the United States evidence-based guidelines for formulary decision-making.
Dr. Sullivan is a member of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee. He is also on the editorial boards of Value in Health, PharmacoEconomics, European Journal of Health Economics and Core Evidence. He is a past president of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research.
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
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MS University of Texas (Austin), 1986 (Pharmacy)
BS Oregon State University, 1983 (Pharmacy)
Ramsey SD, Sullivan SD, Reed SD, 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 May 6. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23650020
Gold LS, Yeung K, Smith N, Allen-Ramey FC, Nathan RA, Sullivan SD. Asthma Control, Cost, and Race: Results from a National Survey. J Asthma. 2013 May 3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23638955
Sullivan SD, Dalal MR, Burke JP. The Impact of Diabetes Counseling and Education: Clinical and Cost Outcomes From a Large Population of US Managed Care Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2013 May 2. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23640302
Spackman DE, Kadiyala S, Neumann PJ, Veenstra DL, Sullivan SD. The validity of dependence as a health outcome measure in Alzheimer's disease. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen. 2013 May;28(3):245-52. doi: 10.1177/1533317513481092. Epub 2013 Mar 19. PMID: 23512996
PI: Sullivan Dates: 10/1/2010 - 9/30/2013