Roy A. Jensen, MD , is director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center; William R. Jewell, M.D. Distinguished Kansas Masonic Professor; the director of the Kansas Masonic Research Institute; professor of pathology and laboratory medicine; and professor of anatomy and cell biology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Dr. Jensen graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where he completed his residency in anatomic pathology and a surgical pathology fellowship. His research focuses on understanding the function of BRCA1 and BRCA2 and their role in breast and ovarian neoplasia; and on the characterization of premalignant breast disease. A member of AACI's board of directors since 2013, Dr. Jensen was named president in 2018.