Faculty Course Directors

Mark E. Jensen, DDS, MS, PhD

Mark E. Jensen, DDS, MS, PhD
Professor and Chair

In January 2015, Dr. Jensen was appointed Professor and Chairman of the Department of General Dentistry at UTHSC in Memphis. 

Dr. Jensen received his D.D.S. from the University of Minnesota in 1976 and completed a general practice residency at the VA Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1978. He then completed a 3-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cariology and also a Ph.D. in Oral Biology from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Jensen established the Center for Clinical Studies at the University of Iowa and has published extensively and lectured internationally.

He is a lifetime Diplomat of the American College of Forensic Examiners, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, and Board certified by the American Board of General Dentistry. Dr. Jensen was in private practice and conducted clinical research in Minnesota from 1990 until 2005. He was then in private practice on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and practiced in Slidell, LA from June 2009 until December 2014. Dr. Jensen and his wife, Stephanie, are now residing in Memphis, Tennessee.


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