• portrait of Jennifer Hensel
  • Assistant professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Department of Psychiatry
    University of Manitoba
    Room PZ-407 PsycHealth Centre – 771 Bannatyne Avenue
    Health Sciences Centre
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 3N4

    Phone: 204-787-7431

Cross appointments

Does not hold any cross-appointments.

Research summary

Dr. Hensel is a general adult psychiatrist with interests in emergency, outpatient care, health systems solutions and innovative care delivery. Her experience includes work with administrative data, program design and implementation, use of innovative design and evaluation methods, quality improvement, and clinical trials.


Dr. Hensel is an assistant professor at the University of Manitoba in the Department of Psychiatry. She joined the faculty in April 2017, from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto.

She obtained her medical degree in 2008 and completed residency training in psychiatry in 2013, both at the University of Toronto. During residency, she completed the Clinician Scientist Program and a master's degree in Health Services Research from the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.

After residency, she completed a one-year research fellowship in Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems. Before coming to Manitoba, she worked for three years in outpatient general psychiatry, and was the mental health lead for the Women's College Hospital Institute for Health Systems Solutions and Virtual Care.


Residency in Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

Doctor of Medicine, University of Toronto

Master's in Health Services Research, Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto


  • Department of Psychiatry Frank J Clancy Memorial Research Fund
  • University of Manitoba Gerry McDole Professorship in Improved Healthcare Delivery to Rural, Remote and Underserved Populations of Manitoba

Contact us

PZ433-771 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne campus
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3N4 Canada