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Peter E. Jensen, M.D.

Chair, Department of Pathology

Specialties

  • Pathology

Languages

  • English

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Bio

Dr. Jensen is Chairman of the Department of Pathology in the School of Medicine and Chairman of the Board of Directors, ARUP Laboratories, University of Utah’s national diagnostic reference laboratory. He received his M.D. from Vanderbilt University, followed by residency training in Anatomic Pathology and research training in immunology at Washington University. Dr. Jensen joined the faculty of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University in 1986, where he ultimately served as Professor, Vice Chair, Director of the Experimental Pathology Division, Medical Director of the Clinical Immunology Laboratory at Emory University Hospital, and Director of the interdepartmental graduate program in Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis. He has broad interests in health care transformation, precision diagnostics, and the application of new technology in pathology and laboratory medicine. Dr. Jensen joined the University of Utah in 2004.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Professor
Academic Divisions Microbiology and Immunology
Board Certification American Board of Pathology (Sub: Anatomic Path)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pathology - Professor
Academic Divisions Microbiology and Immunology
Board Certification American Board of Pathology (Sub: Anatomic Path)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 585-6217 Emma Eccles Jones Research Building
Pathology
15 North Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Academic Bio

Dr. Jensen is Chairman of the Department of Pathology in the School of Medicine and Chairman of the Board of Directors, ARUP Laboratories, University of Utah’s national diagnostic reference laboratory. He received his M.D. from Vanderbilt University, followed by residency training in Anatomic Pathology and research training in immunology at Washington University. Dr. Jensen joined the faculty of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University in 1986, where he ultimately served as Professor, Vice Chair, Director of the Experimental Pathology Division, Medical Director of the Clinical Immunology Laboratory at Emory University Hospital, and Director of the interdepartmental graduate program in Immunology and Molecular Pathogenesis. His research interests are focused on the role of histocompatibility molecules in the immune system, antigen processing and presentation, and the immunology of type 1 diabetes. He joined the University of Utah in 2004.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Pathology
Resident
Internship Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Pathology
Intern
Professional Medical Vanderbilt University
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate University of Georgia
Biochemistry
B.S.
Undergraduate Bates College
Chemistry

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