Donald D. Hensrud, M.D., M.P.H.

  1. Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Specialist
  2. Internist

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Exercise
  2. Nutrition (Healthy eating)
  3. Obesity
  1. Preventive care
  2. Therapeutic diet
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Nutrition and disease prevention
  • Plant-based nutrition
  • Dietary supplements
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hospital nutrition support
  • Clinical preventive medicine
  • Physical activity and exercise

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 1992
    MS - Nutrition SciencesUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  2. 1992
    Fellow - Clinical NutritionUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  3. 1989
    MPH - Master of Public Health in EpidemiologyUniversity of Minnesota
  4. 1989
    Fellow - Preventive MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  5. 1987
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  6. 1984
    MDUniversity Of Hawaii, West Oahu
  7. 1980
    BS - Natural ScienceUniversity of North Dakota

Certifications

  1. 1992
    Public Health and General Preventive MedicineAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine
  2. 1987
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2009
    Top 40 Alumnus, 40th Anniversary of the UAB School of Health Related ProfessionsUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  2. 2008
    Best Health and Nutrition Cookbook Past 12 Years, The Mayo Clinic/Williams-Sonoma CookbookGourmand World Cookbook Awards
  3. 2007
    President Charles E. Kupchella Preventive Medicine and Wellness AwardUniversity of North Dakota
  4. 2007
    Best Doctors in America listBest Doctors, Inc.
  5. 2005
    James Beard Foundation Award, The New Mayo Clinic CookbookJames Beard Foundation
  6. 2001
    Honorable Mention, Mayo Clinic on Healthy WeightAmerican Medical Writers Association
  7. 1999
    Julia Child Award, The Mayo Clinic/Williams-Sonoma CookbookAwarding Organization
  8. 1999
    Best Health Cookbook in the World, The Mayo Clinic/Williams-Sonoma CookbookInternational Cookbook Revue
  9. 1996
    Annual Gehlar Lecture in NutritionSalem Hospital - Salem, Oregon
  10. 1992
    Clinical Nutrition Fellows AwardAmerican Society for Clinical Nutrition
  11. 1992
    C. E. Butterworthy, Jr. Award for Outstanding Graduate Student in Clinical NutritionUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  12. 1982
    Robert Campbell AwardUniversity of North Dakota School of Medicine
  13. 1980
    Ranked First in ClassUniversity of North Dakota School of Medicine
  14. 1980
    B.S., Magna Cum LaudeUniversity of North Dakota
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Professional memberships

  1. 2013 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Office of Wellness
  2. 2007 - present
    Executive Committee MemberDan Abraham Healthy Living Center
  3. 2007 - present
    MemberPreventive Services Work Group, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  4. 2005 - 2013
    ChairDivision of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2005 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2004 - 2008
    ChairHealth Promotion Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  7. 2004 - 2005
    MemberStep 3 Item Review Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  8. 2003 - 2004
    PresidentAmerican Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists
  9. 2003 - 2004
    LeaderTechnology Assessment Report on Dietary Treatments for Weight Loss, Technology Assessment Committee, Institute for Clinical Systems Integration
  10. 2002
    LeaderTechnology Assessment Report on Pharmacological Approaches to Weight Loss, Technology Assessment Committee, Institute for Clinical Systems Integration
  11. 2001 - 2005
    MemberAmerican Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists
  12. 2001 - 2003
    Vice PresidentAmerican Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists
  13. 2000 - 2001
    MemberCurriculum Development Task Force, Intersociety Professional Nutrition Education Consortium
  14. 2000 - present
    FellowThe Obesity Society
  15. 2000 - present
    MemberThe Obesity Society
  16. 1999 - 2003
    MemberStep 3 Test Material Development Committee, National Board of Medical Examiners
  17. 1999 - 2002
    MemberMarketing Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  18. 1999 - 2001
    MemberTask Force on Test Question Writing, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  19. 1999 - 2001
    Group LeaderPreventive Counseling and Education Guideline Work Group, Institute for Clinical Systems Integration
  20. 1999 - 2000
    TreasurerAmerican Board of Nutrition
  21. 1998 - 2000
    MemberPublic Affairs Committee, North American Association for the Study of Obesity
  22. 1998 - 1999
    MemberAssociation of Teachers of Preventive Medicine
  23. 1997 - 1998
    MemberStep 3 Modeling Task Force, National Board of Medical Examiners
  24. 1997 - present
    MemberOutpatient Nutrition Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  25. 1997 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  26. 1997 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  27. 1996 - 1998
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  28. 1995 - 2007
    Medical DirectorDan Abraham Healthy Living Center
  29. 1995 - 2001
    DirectorAmerican Board of Nutrition
  30. 1994 - 2005
    ChairExecutive Health Program Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  31. 1994 - 2005
    MemberExecutive Health Program Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  32. 1994 - 2001
    MemberResidency Advisory Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  33. 1994
    ReviewerReview of Nutrition Content on the National Boards Step III Examination, National Board of Medical Examiners
  34. 1993 - 2004
    MemberLipid Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  35. 1993 - 2002
    MemberScientific Foundation of Medical Practice Curriculum Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  36. 1993 - 1998
    Faculty AdvisorFellows Journal Club, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  37. 1993 - present
    MemberHospital Nutrition Core Group, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  38. 1992 - 2005
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  39. 1992 - 1995
    MemberCommittee on Medical/Dental School and Residency Nutrition Education and Subspecialty Training, American Society for Clinical Nutrition
  40. 1991 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Nutrition
  41. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  42. 1981 - 2010
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  43.  
    ChairPreventive Services Work Group, Mayo Clinic Task Forces/Work Groups
  44.  
    DirectorMayo Clinic Office of Wellness
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