Peter Jensen, MD

Peter Jensen, MD

Chairman: Board of Directors, ARUP Presidential Endowed Chair

Professor and Chair, University of Utah


  • Medical Degree—Vanderbilt University
  • Internship—Pathology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Residency—Pathology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital


  • American Board of Pathology
  • President Elect, President, Past-President, Association of Pathology Chairs
  • SOM EC Planning Committee
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, ARUP Laboratories
  • AAI Committee on Public Affairs
  • Huntsman Cancer Institute Cabinet Committee

Research Interests

  • Healthcare transformation
  • Precision diagnostics
  • Application of new technology in pathology and laboratory medicine
  • Antigen processing and presentation
  • MHC molecules in regulating immune responses
  • Type 1 diabetes/autoimmunity
  • Cancer immunotherapy


  • Summa Cum Laude, 1977
  • Elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation, 1996
  • Deans Clinical Investigator Award, 2000, 2002
  • NIH MERIT Award, 2001
  • CAP President’s Honors Award, 2011

Recent Publications