Glen Hansen, PhD


Clinical Expertise

Dr. Hansen is a microbiologist specializing in both medical microbiology as well as molecular diagnostics. He graduated with honors from The University of Saskatchewan. Earning dual bachelor’s degrees in Microbiology and Immunology. He then went on to earn a PhD in Clinical Microbiology. His post-doctoral education is extensive, including a Fellowship in Molecular Diagnostics, as well as Medical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory Microbiology.

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the Canadian College of Microbiologists
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Microbiology


  • B.Sc, Microbiology
  • B.Sc, Immunology
  • Ph.D., Clinical Microbiology
  • Post-doctoral fellowship in Molecular Diagnostics
  • Senior Fellow – Medical Microbiology
  • Senior Fellow – Public Health Laboratory Microbiology
  • Director of Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Diagnostics, Hennepin County Medical Center