Frances E. Jensen, MD

Frances E. Jensen, MD

Frances E. Jensen, MD, is chair of the department of neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and is an officeholder with the Society for Neuroscience and the American Epilepsy Society. She was awarded a Director's Pioneer Award from the National Institute of Health for 2007 2012 and directs multiple other NIHfunded and privately funded basic and clinical research projects. She was the only neurologist contributing to an amicus brief for the recent Supreme Court decision outlawing sentences of "life without parole" for juvenile offenders in non-homicide cases.

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