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Marcella Pascualy, MD
Associate Professor, VA Site Director
Director, Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship Program

Marcella Pascualy, MD





Suzanne Murray, MD
Assiociate Professor, UWMC Site Director

Suzanne Murray, MDSuzanne Murray attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA where she was Junior AOA.  She did her Psychiatry Residency at the University of Washington and served as Chief Resident at the Seattle Veterans Administrative Hospital.  She did a fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Washington before starting on the faculty at the University of Washington Medical Center in 2002 as an assistant training director.  She initially worked on the inpatient unit but soon became more involved on the Consult Liaison Service eventually becoming the medical director of this service in 2007.  Her interests are primarily in medical student, resident and fellow education.  Clinical interests are geriatric care, delirium, psych-oncology and ethical issues in medicine.




University of Washington Medical Center Faculty

Jesse Fann, MD, MPH

Jesse Fann, MD, MPHDr. Fann has conducted numerous studies examining the epidemiology and treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders following traumatic brain injury (TBI), cancer and other medical conditions, with particular clinical and research expertise in affective disorders and delirium. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Adjunct Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine and Epidemiology.  Dr. Fann is Director of the Psychiatry & Psychology Service at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and an Affiliate Investigator in Clinical Research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.  He is currently PI on NIH and Dept of Education funded grants to study telephone and in-person administered Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Major Depression following traumatic brain injury (TBI). He is also currently a Co-Investigator on the Dept of Defense PTSD/TBI Clinical Trials Consortium, Co-PI on a randomized controlled trial of venlafaxine XR for Major Depression following spinal cord injury (SCI), and Co-Investigator on two NIH-funded grants to enhance the detection and treatment of depression and cognitive problems in persons with cancer.  He has also received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Cancer Society.  He has extensive experience treating psychiatric conditions in persons with cancer, TBI and SCI, sitting on numerous national committees in these areas, and is an attending on the Inpatient Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Service.

David Harrison, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor

David Harrison, MD, PhDDr. Harrison is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He currently works as a consulting psychiatrist for the Mental Health Integration Program (MHIP), a statewide program for improving mental health care in the primary care setting, as an attending psychiatrist on the UW Medical Center consult-liaison and inpatient psychiatry services, and as course chair of the first year medical student course on behavior medicine called Systems of Human Behavior.  Dr. Harrison’s professional interests also involve improving the integration of spiritual care and complementary and alternative medicine into psychiatry.

Dr. Harrison received his MD and PhD (in nutrition) from the University of California at Davis. He attended residency in psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and during his last two years of residency directed OHSU’s Integrative Medicine Consult Clinic.  After residency, Dr. Harrison completed a fellowship in Consult-Liaison psychiatry at the University of Washington School of Medicine.  Dr. Harrison has also received training as a massage therapist, medical acupuncturist, chaplain, and Yoga instructor.

Ryan Kimmel, MD
Associate Professor

Ryan Kimmel, MDDr. Kimmel is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington Medical Center, where he is the Medical Director of the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit.  He sees patients in a variety of settings over the course of the year, spending time on the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, the Inpatient Consult-Liaison Service, an Outpatient Consult-Liaison Clinic, and a long-term Medication Management Clinic.  Dr. Kimmel is in the Teacher/Clinician Track and delivers didactics to medical students, residents, and community providers.  Psychopharmacology is the main focus of Dr. Kimmel’s teaching and publications, though his interests vary widely.  He is currently working on the development of a psycho-oncology curriculum for R2s rotating through the Inpatient Consult-Liaison Service.   

Anna Ratzliff, MD, PhD
Associate Professor


Thomas Soeprono, MD
Acting Assistant Professor


Mark Sullivan, MD, PhD

Mark Sullivan, MDDr. Sullivan received his M.D. and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University. After completing an internship in Family Medicine at University of Missouri, he completed a residency in Psychiatry at the University of Washington in 1988. He is now Professor of Psychiatry and Adjunct Professor of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Washington. He served as attending physician in the Multidisciplinary Pain Center for 15 years. Then he worked for 5 years in the UW General Internal Medicine Center, where he developed nationally disseminated training programs and policies concerning opioid management of chronic pain.  He is now again providing psychiatric consultation services in the UWMC Pain Relief Center with a focus on diagnosing and treating depression and anxiety in patients with chronic pain. He has published over 170 peer-reviewed articles, many on chronic pain. He is currently participating in NIDA-funded studies on trends and risks of opioid therapy for chronic pain. He serves on the Industrial Insurance Medical Advisory Committee of Washington State and has been involved with the development and evaluation of the Washington State Opioid Dosing Guideline. He has been chair of the Ethics Committee of the American Pain Society and on the editorial board of Pain.



Harborview Medical Center Faculty

Susan Bentley, DO
Clinical Associate Professor

Taylor (Mac) Black, MD
Acting Assistant Professor

Lydia Chwastiak, MD
Associate Professor

Carmen Croicu, MD
Assistant ProfessorCarmen Croicu, MD

Dr. Carmen Croicu is an Acting Assistant Professor in the Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Department at the University of Washington and an attending psychiatrist at Harborview Medical Center. She is a board-certified psychiatrist in psychosomatic medicine.  During her psychosomatic medicine fellowship at the University of Washington she developed a strong interest in women’s mental health. Her clinical interests include treating women with mood and anxiety disorders during pregnancy and postpartum. She is currently involved in the “Depression Attention for Women Now “(The DAWN study) designed to reduce disparities and Improve care for Depression in OB-GYN Clinics. She dedicates part of her time providing psychiatric consultation for patients receiving care at UW Medicine Neighborhood Clinics and Women’s Clinic at Harborview.



Shaune Demers, MD
Assistant Professor

Shaune DeMers, MD






Amelia Dubovsky, MD
Acting Assistant Professor


VA Medical Center Faculty

Anna Borisovskaya, MD
Acting Assistant Professor

Matthew Schreiber, MD
Acting Assistant Professor