Kendal Jensen MD | PhD

Clinical Laboratory Director

Kendal Jensen

About Kendal Jensen

A clinical pathologist with a subspecialty in molecular genetic pathology, Dr. Jensen oversees all clinical laboratory operations. He received his training from Northwell Health in New York and has a fellowship from the University of Washington in Seattle.

A prolific author in clinical and research areas, Dr. Jensen has published high-impact papers in JAMA Oncology and FASEB Journal. His research interests cover improving the quality and safety of genetic testing and structural variation analysis. While at the University of Washington, Dr. Jensen received editorial praise in JAMA Oncology for his work with Dr. Colin Pritchard in 2020.

Outside the lab, Dr. Jensen loves exploring nature and is a fan of art. He enjoys spending time with family, friends, dogs, and feathered friends – two conure parrots.

Recently Published Articles

Jensen, K. Konnick E. Schweizer M. Sokolova, A. Grivas, P. Cheng, H. Klemfuss, N. Beightol, M. Yu, E.
Nelson, P. Montgomery, B. Pritchard, C. Association of Cloncal Hematopoiesis in DNA Repair Genes With Prostate Cancer Plasma Cell-free DNA Testing Interference. JAMA Oncol. 2020. Nov 5;5e2505161. PMID: 33151258.

Jensen, K. Haniff, R. Kamarinos, A. Santiago, A. Rosenberg, A. Laser, J. Improving Turnaround Times by a
Series of Process Improvement Involving Barcoding, Floorplans, Staffing, Roche Analyzers, and a Second
Measuring Cell. J Appl Lab Med. 2019. Nov;4(3):311-322. PMID: 31659069

Jensen, K. Stallone, R. Eller, M. Castagnaro, J. Poczter, H. Tesoriero R, Balzano-Kane, Gusman, C. Bhuiya, T. Breining, D. Crawford, J. Northwell Health Laboratories: The 10-Year Outcomes after Deciding to Keep the Lab. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2019, Dec;143(12):1517-1530. PMID: 31100013.