Christopher Jensen, MD

Christopher Jensen, MD, is a Hematology / Oncology clinical fellow, AHRQ health services research fellow, and masters student in the Department of Epidemiology at UNC. He completed his medical degree at UNC, followed by Internal Medicine residency training at the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical interests center on hematologic malignancies and geriatric oncology, with a research focus on health outcomes and supportive care interventions for older cancer patients. His current research includes efforts to quantify burden of care and time spent at home among older adults with acute leukemia, with attention to the impact of newer therapies on burden of care. Other projects focus on the impact of geriatric impairments on therapy receipt and treatment outcomes among older adults with multiple myeloma. In addition to the AHRQ / Cecil G. Sheps Center fellowship, his research program is supported by the American Society of Clinical Oncology / Conquer Cancer Foundation Endowed Young Investigator Award in Geriatric Oncology in Honor of Dr. Arti Hurria and the UNC Cancer Information & Population Health Resource (CIPHR) New Investigator Program.