Elizabeth Jensen MPH PhD

Associate Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Dr. Jensen is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at Wake Forest School of Medicine. Her research primarily focuses on etiologic factors in the development of pediatric health outcomes, particularly eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. Jensen earned both her MPH and PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Biomarker-Based Epidemiology. In addition to her appointment in Epidemiology and Prevention at Wake Forest School of Medicine, she holds a joint appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology Section, and an adjunct appointment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Jensen leads several NIH and foundation-funded research studies, including an on-going study leveraging administrative databases and resources in Denmark to study in utero and early life environmental exposures in interaction with genotype in the development of eosinophilic esophagitis, and a study applying microspatial analyses of teeth to understand early life exposures and development of eosinophilic esophagitis.