Martin Hauer-Jensen, MD, PhD, FAC Martin Hauer-Jensen, MD, PhD, FACS, is Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Surgery, and Pathology at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), Associate Dean for Research in the UAMS College of Pharmacy, and Director of the UAMS Division of Radiation Health in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. Hauer-Jensen is recognized as an authority on radiation effects in normal tissues. His research focuses primarily on determining mechanisms of injury and developing strategies to prevent adverse effects after radiation therapy in cancer patients. He is also involved in development of medical countermeasures for radiological emergencies and in studies of space radiation.
Dr. Hauer-Jensen has published more than 200 scientific articles and book chapters. His research currently receives funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), and Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA).
Dr. Hauer-Jensen has been recognized with many honors and awards, including listing by Best Doctors in America 9 times and the Legends in Cancer Research Award from the American Cancer Society. He is the recipient of a MERIT Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Dr. Hauer-Jensen serves on numerous national and international advisory boards, review panels, and editorial boards. He has been Chair of the Radiation Study Section of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a consultant on radiological emergencies to the World Health Organization (WHO), and is a council member of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP). Dr. Hauer-Jensen is currently the President of the Radiation Research Society (RRS).