Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Faculty Profile

Professor of Medicine

Section of Hepatology

Rush University Medical Center

Committees and Organizations:


American Liver Foundation


Honors and Awards:


2014    GI FELLOWS Mentor Award

            Presented by the GI fellows at University of Chicago Medicine

2013    GI Fellows Teaching Award

            Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition,UniversityofChicagoMedicine


Department of Medicine, University ofChicagoMedicalCenter


            Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke'sMedicalCenter


            Department of Medicine;  Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke'sMedicalCenter

1975    THE FLICK FAMILY FUND AWARD for Outstanding Medical Resident

            Department of Medicine;  Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke'sMedicalCenter

1974    THE DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AWARD for Outstanding Work As A Medical Resident;  Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke'sMedicalCenter



2014    Who’s Who in the World – Marquis Publishing 2014

2014    Who’s Who in America – Marquis Publishing 2014

2014    Chicago’s Top Doctors – Chicago Magazine, January 2014

2012    Chicago’s Top Docs – Chicago Magazine, January, 2012

2011    America’s Top Doctors – Castle-Connelly

2010    Physician of the Year Award – American Liver Foundation,Chicago

2010    Chicago’s Top Docs – Chicago Magazine, January 2010

2010    Who’s Who in the World – Marquis Publishing 2010

2009    America’s Top Doctors – Castle-Connelly

2008    Who’s Who in America,  Marquis Publishing, 2008                        

2008    Chicago’s Top Docs, Chicago Magazine, January, 2008

2008    Americas Top Doctors– Gastroenterology; Castle-Connelly Guide

2007    Americas Top Doctors– Gastroenterology; Castle-Connelly Guide

2006    Chicago’s Top Docs; Chicago Magazine, January, 2006

2006    Best Doctors in America – Polling &Research Division, Inc.

2005    America’s Top Doctors – Gastroenterology; Castle-Connelly Guide

2004    America’s Top Doctors – Gastroenterology; Castle-Connelly Guide

2004    Chicago’s Top Docs; Chicago Magazine, January 2004

2003    America’s Top Physicians – Hepatology; The Consumers’ Research Council of America

2001    Physician Recognition Award, American Liver Foundation,Chicago Chapter

1999    Top Doctor, Chicago Metro Area: Gastroenterology; Castle-Connolly

1998    How to Find the Best Doctors -Chicago Metro Area; Castle-Connolly  



            1964-1968                   University ofIllinois                                         B.S.


            1968-1972                   University ofIllinois                                         M.D.





            1972-1973                   Medical Internship

                                                Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital;


1973-1975                   Internal Medicine Residency

                                                Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke'sMedicalCenter


1975-1976                   Chief  Medical Resident

                                                Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke'sMedicalCenter




            1975-1976                   Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship

                                                Section of Digestive Diseases

                                                Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke'sMedicalCenter


1976- 1978                  Hepatology Research Fellowship:

Liver Unit, King'sCollegeHospital

                                                Denmark Hill

                                               London,EnglandSE5 9RS

                                                Director:  Dr. Roger Williams


Selected Publications:
  1. AASLD/IDSA HCV Guidance Panel. Hepatitis C guidance: AASLD-IDSA recommendations for testing, managing, and treating adults infected with hepatitis C virus. Hepatology. 2015 Sep;62(3):932-54.
  2. Chiu C, Berg M, Lee D, Aronsohn A, Cheng K, Coller K, Forberg K, Frankel M, Marcinkus M, Naccache S, Dawson G, Brennan C, Hackett J, Jensen DM: Discovery of a Novel Human Pegivirus in Blood Associated with Hepatitis C Virus Co-Infection. PLOS Pathogens 2015 (in press)
  3. Jensen DM, Brunda M, Elston R, et al: Interferon-free regimens containing setrobuvir for patients with genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C: a randomized, multicenter study. Liver Int 2015 (in press) DOI: 10.1111/liv.12997
  4. Mikolajczyk AE, Farnan JM, McConville JF, Jensen DM, Reddy KG, Te HS, Reau N, Aronsohn AI: Novel Educational Interventions in Residency Increase Knowledge of Chronic Liver Disease and Career Interest in Hepatology. Hepatology. 2016 Aug 10. doi: 10.1002/hep.28741
  5. Kataria Y, Deaton RJ, Enk E, Jin M, Petrauskaite M, Dong L, Goldenberg JR, Cotler SJ, Jensen DM, van Breemen RB, Gann PH.: Retinoid and carotenoid status in serum and liver among patients at high-risk for liver cancer. BMC Gastroenterol. 2016 Feb 29;16:30. doi: 10.1186/s12876-016-0432-5.
  6. 17.          Jensen DM, Asselah T, Dieterich D, Foster GR, Sulkowski MS, Zeuzem S, Mantry P, Yoshida EM, Moreno C, Ouzan D, Wright M, Morano LE, Buynak R, Bourlière M, Hassanein T, Nishiguchi S, Kao JH, Omata M, Paik SW, Wong DK, Tam E, Kaita K, Feinman SV, Stern JO, Scherer J, Quinson AM, Voss F, Gallivan JP, Böcher WO, Ferenci P.: Faldaprevir, pegylated interferon, and ribavirin for treatment-naïve HCV genotype-1: pooled analysis of two phase 3 trials. Ann Hepatol. 2016 May-Jun;15(3):333-49.
  7. Kao JH, Jensen DM, Manns MP, Jacobson I, Kumada H, Toyota J, Heo J, Yoffe B, Sievert W, Bessone F, Peng CY, Roberts SK, Lee YJ, Bhore R, Mendez P, Hughes E, Noviello S.: Daclatasvir plus asunaprevir for HCV genotype 1b infection in patients with or without compensated cirrhosis: a pooled analysis. Liver Int. 2016 Jul;36(7):954-62.