Sean D. Sullivan
The fertility of our minds to invent health care technology must now be matched by a commitment to assess and identify its appropriate use.
EducationPhD University of California (Berkeley), 1992 (Health Economics)
MS University of Texas (Austin), 1986 (Pharmacy)
BS Oregon State University, 1983 (Pharmacy)
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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 Group Health Research Institute.
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.
Bennette CS, Richards C, Sullivan SD, Ramsey SD. Steady Increase In Prices For Oral Anticancer Drugs After Market Launch Suggests A Lack Of Competitive Pressure. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 May 1;35(5):805-12. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.1145. PMID: 27140986
McDougall JA, Bansal A, Goulart BH, McCune JS, Karnopp A, Fedorenko C, Greenlee S, Valderrama A, Sullivan SD, Ramsey SD. The Clinical and Economic Impacts of Skeletal-Related Events Among Medicare Enrollees With Prostate Cancer Metastatic to Bone. Oncologist. 2016 Mar;21(3):320-6. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2015-0327. Epub 2016 Feb 10. PMID: 26865591 PMCID: PMC4786354
Loggers ET, Buist DS, Gold LS, Zeliadt S, Hunter Merrill R, Etzioni R, Ramsey SD, Sullivan SD, Kessler L. Advanced Imaging and Receipt of Guideline Concordant Care in Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer. Int J Breast Cancer. 2016;2016:2182985. doi: 10.1155/2016/2182985. Epub 2016 Jul 25. PMID: 27525122
Rundell SD, Goode AP, Friedly JL, Jarvik JG, Sullivan SD, Bresnahan BW. Role of Health Services Research in Producing High-Value Rehabilitation Care. Phys Ther. 2015 Dec;95(12):1703-11. doi: 10.2522/ptj.20150033. Epub 2015 Aug 27. PMID: 26316531 PMCID: PMC4667153