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Paul Jensen graduated with his BS in pharmacy from the University of Minnesota in 1985 and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Minnesota in 1986. After graduation, he completed a two-year fellowship with the University of Minnesota at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. During his fellowship, Paul studied pharmacokinetics of gentamicin and theophylline in premature neonates using non-linear mixed effect pharmacokinetic modeling.

Paul is the primary preceptor-mentor for the St. Paul resident in the program per year and has been the Residency program director since it was initially accredited in 1991.

Paul's current area of focus is with the Surgery Division of Children's. He also serves as secretary to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and is a pharmacy representative on the Institutional Review Board.

Paul is an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, MN. In addition to his work at Children's, Paul also is the course director for Phar 6220, an elective course in pediatrics for third year pharmacy students at the University of Minnesota.

He is also active and has taken leadership roles in the Minnesota Society of Health Systems Pharmacy and has been the Chair of the MSHP Fall Clinical Meeting Planning Committee for the past two years.