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Jakob D. Jensen, PhD

About Me

Title:  Professor, Department of Communication and Associate Dean for Research, College of Humanities | Member, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program, HCI, University of Utah

Dr. Jakob Jensen is an Associate Dean for Research in the College of Humanities, a Professor in the Department of Communication, and a member of the Cancer Control & Population Sciences Core in the Huntsman Cancer Institute. He is an expert in health communication with a research focus on the strategic communication of health information to the public, with a special focus on cancer. Dr. Jensen routinely works with public health departments to design and evaluate their campaigns, interventions, and programs. Most recently, he worked with the Utah Department of Health on the design and evaluation of colorectal and breast cancer screening campaigns.