Kenneth Hensley, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular, & Cellular Biology and Program Director of the MSB Program

Dr. Hensley is Professor of Biochemistry and a founding faculty member at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hensley received undergraduate degrees in Biology and Chemistry (1992) and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Kentucky (1992). Over the next twenty-five years Dr. Hensley researched in the fields of neurodegeneration and experimental therapeutics. He has taught and mentored undergraduate, graduate and medical students at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation; The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and the University of Toledo Health Science Campus. He has over 160 scientific publications and five U.S. and international patents.


  • BS Chemistry, BS Biology University of KY 1988
  • PhD Chemistry, University of KY 1993
  • Pos-Doctoral Research, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 1996-2000