Gordon Jensen MD, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Research; Professor of Medicine and Nutrition, The Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

In January 2016 Gordon Jensen became Senior Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Medicine and Nutrition at the Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont. In June 2019 he was also named the University of Vermont Health Network Director of Research. From 2007-2015 he served as Professor and Head of Nutritional Sciences at Penn State University and Professor of Medicine at the Penn State College of Medicine. He was at Vanderbilt University Medical Center from 1998-2007 where he was Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition and Professor of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College and his Ph.D. in nutritional biochemistry from Cornell University. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in Clinical Nutrition at New England Deaconess Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He is a Past-President of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and a Past-President of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN). He has authored more than 205 journal articles, reviews, and book chapters. His contributions were recently recognized with the 2014 Jonathan Rhoads Lecture, ASPEN's most prestigious award, and his selection as a 2019 Fellow of ASN.