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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office: H-375, Health Sciences Building
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-7630
campus box: 357630
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 Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute.
Dr. Sullivan has authored more than 400 journal articles, book chapters, task force reports and organizational and governmental publications. In many of these, 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 past president of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) and past chair of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) executive committee of the Format for Formulary Submissions – the United States evidence-based guidelines for formulary decision-making.
Dr. Sullivan served as a member of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee, a member of the Regence Blue Shield and Premera Blue Cross P/T Committee and chair, Premera Blue Cross Value Assessment Committee. He is also on the editorial boards of Value in Health, PharmacoEconomics, and Journal of Medical Economics. He was awarded the 2014 Stephen G. Avey Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and the 2015 APhA Academy of Pharmaceutical Research Sciences (APRS) Research Achievement Award.
McDermott CL, Bansal A, Ramsey SD, Lyman GH, Sullivan SD. Depression and Health Care Utilization at End of Life Among Older Adults With Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Nov;56(5):699-708.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.08.004. Epub 2018 Aug 17. PMID: 30121375
Roth JA, Sullivan SD, Lin VW, Bansal A, Purdum AG, Navale L, Cheng P, Ramsey SD. Cost-effectiveness of axicabtagene ciloleucel for adult patients with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma in the United States. J Med Econ. 2018 Oct 16:1-8. doi: 10.1080/13696998.2018.1529674. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30260711
Kim DD, Arterburn DE, Sullivan SD, Basu A. Economic Value of Greater Access to Bariatric Procedures for Patients With Severe Obesity and Diabetes. Med Care. 2018 Jul;56(7):583-588. doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000924. PMID: 29762271
Sullivan SD, Bailey TS, Roussel R, Zhou FL, Bosnyak Z, Preblick R, Westerbacka J, Gupta RA, Blonde L. Clinical outcomes in real-world patients with type 2 diabetes switching from first- to second-generation basal insulin analogues: Comparative effectiveness of insulin glargine 300 units/mL and insulin degludec in the DELIVER D+ cohort study. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018 Jun 25. doi: 10.1111/dom.13345. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29938887 PMCID: PMC6099352
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