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)
Sullivan SD, Mauskopf JA, Augustovski F, Jaime Caro J, Lee KM, Minchin M, Orlewska E, Penna P, Rodriguez Barrios JM, Shau WY. Budget Impact Analysis-Principles of Good Practice: Report of the ISPOR 2012 Budget Impact Analysis Good Practice II Task Force. Value Health. 2014 Jan;17(1):5-14. doi: 10.1016/j.jval.2013.08.2291. Epub 2013 Dec 13. PMID: 24438712
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
Sanderson JC, Devine EB, Lipton RB, Bloudek LM, Varon SF, Blumenfeld AM, Goadsby PJ, Buse DC, Sullivan SD. Headache-related health resource utilisation in chronic and episodic migraine across six countries. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2013 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23813744 PMCID: PMC3841803
Jang J, Gary Chan KC, Huang H, Sullivan SD. Trends in cost and outcomes among adult and pediatric patients with asthma: 2000-2009. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2013 Dec;111(6):516-22. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2013.09.007. Epub 2013 Sep 29. PMID: 24267362
PI: Sullivan Dates: 10/1/2010 - 9/30/2013