MEDICAL ONCOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY
Jack Hensold, MD, joined the medical staff at Bozeman Deaconess Hospital and has been a provider at Bozeman Deaconess Cancer Center since 2004. Board certified in hematology, medical oncology and internal medicine, Dr. Hensold completed medical school at Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical School in 1978. Following a residency in internal medicine at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, WI, he completed fellowship training in hematology and medical oncology at Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Dr. Hensold was an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a visiting scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology prior to joining Case Western University in Cleveland. There, he served as Associate Professor of Medicine and ran a research lab funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the American Cancer Society and the Veteran’s Administration, studying leukemia and treatments. He later became the director of the hematology and medical oncology fellowship program at Case Western, and served as the chair of the Scientific Review Board for the American Cancer Society in Ohio.
In Bozeman, Dr. Hensold taught through the WWAMI medical program, offering lectures on cancer to Montana students, and currently is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. He also has been instrumental in working with the Montana State Legislature on cancer health care issues, including a 2009 law allowing for a cancer drug donation registry, and a bill under consideration in the 2013 session requiring insurance companies to cover standard of care treatment for cancer patients participating in clinical trials.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Hensold enjoys being active in the community with his wife Deb, playing the dobro and lap steel, and skiing and kayaking.
Areas of Interest
Hematology, Medical Oncology