Peter Jensen, MD

Peter Jensen, MD

Chairman, Board of Directors, ARUP Presidential Endowed Chair

Professor and Chair of the Department of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine


  • 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
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, ARUP Laboratories
  • Chair, AAI Committee on Public Affairs
  • APC Exploratory Development Committee
  • APC Research 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
  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists, 2020

Recent Publications