Hanne Jensen, M.D.

Hanne M. Jensen, M.D.


Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Pathology - Clinical

Pathology - Blood Banking


  • Professor


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Pathology Building

4400 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 916-734-3871
Fax: 916-734-2560
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Every patient is unique and needs the best possible medical care available.

Clinical Interests

Hanne M. Jensen's clinical interests include: Emergency transfusions & severe transfusion reactions.

Research/Academic Interests

Breast Cancer Research


Clinical Pathology


M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle WA 1961

University of Copenhagen, Denmark 1957

Internship: University Hospital, Seattle WA 1961-1962


Anatomic & Clinical Pathology, University Hospital, Seattle WA 1963-1968


Tissue Culture & Electron Microscopy, University Hospital, Seattle WA 1965-1967

Board Certifications

American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology, 1969

American Board of Pathology, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, 1979

American Board of Pathology, Clinical Pathology, 1969

Professional Memberships

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Association of Blood Banks

American Medical Association

American Society of Clinical Pathologists

California Blood Bank System

U.S. and Canadian Academy of Pathology

Honors and Awards

Dean's Team Award for Excellence in Departmental Mentoring 2015, 2016

Recognition Award from School of Medicine, Faculty Advising 2010, 2011

Blood Bank was honored for their high level of skill and proficiency in the Department Honors Category, UCD Nurse Recognition Newsletter, 2009

Ad hoc committee - recognition letter from Dr. Edward Callahan, Associate Dean for Academic Personnel 2006,

Select Recent Publications

Buehring GC, Shen HM, Jensen HM, Jin DL, Hudes M, Block G. Exposure to Bovine Leukemia Virus is Associated with Breast Cancer: A Case – Control Study. Plos One. 2015; 1-13.

Buehring GC, Shen HM, Jensen HM, Choi KY, Sun D, Nuovo G. Bovine Leukemia Virus DNA in Human Breast Tissue. [Internet]. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2014; (20) 772-782.

Van Ness M, Jensen HM, Adamson GN, Kysar PE, Holland PV. Neutrophils Contain Cholesterol Crystals in Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI). AM J Clin Pathol. 2013; (140) 170-176.

Jensen HM, Galante JM, Kysar PE, Tolstikov VV, Reddy KJ, Holland PV. TRALI is due to pulmonary venule damage from leucocytes with cholesterol crystal formation. Vox Sang. 2010; 98(2): 130-37.

Janatpour KA, Kalmin ND, Jensen HM, Holland PV. Clinical Outcomes of ABO-Incompatible RBC Transfusions. Am J Clin Pathol. 2008;129(2): 276-81.

Tian P, Jiang X, Zhong W, Jensen HM, Brandl M, Bates AH, Engelbrektson AL, Mandrell R. Binding of recombinant norovirus like particle to histo-blood group antigen on cells in the lumen of pig duodenum. Res Vet Sci. 2007; 83(3): 410-8.

Tian P, Bates AH, Jensen HM, Mandrell RE. Norovirus binds to blood group A-like antigens in oyster gastrointestinal cells. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2006;43(6): 645-51.

Boyd NF, Jensen HM, Cooke G, Han HL, Lockwood GA, Miller AB. Mammographic densities and the prevalence and incidence of histological types of benign breast disease. Reference Pathologists of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2000;9(1): 15-24.

Burke TM, Blankenberg TA, Siu AK, Blankenberg FG, Jensen HM. Preliminary investigation of ultrasound scattering analysis to identify women at risk for later invasive cancer. II: Extraction of dominant scattering angle-dependent trends from excised breast tissue. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1995; 21(3): 305-11.

Burke TM, Blankenberg TA, Siu AK, Blankenberg FG, Jensen HM. Preliminary investigation of ultrasound scattering analysis to identify women at risk for later invasive cancer. I: Motivation and experimental technique for characterization of isolated breast tissue lobules. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1995; 21(3): 295-303.