Brian P Jenssen, MD, MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2716 South Street, 11-201
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2155544390
Fax: 2155544390
Lab: 2155544390
Education:
BA (History)
Davidson College, 2005.
MD (Medicine)
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2010.
MSHP (Health Policy)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2016.
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Description of Research Expertise

Brian Jenssen is a faculty member at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, a practicing primary care pediatrician at CHOP, and Medical Director, Value-Based Care for CHOP’s Care Network (a primary care network for 260,000 pediatric patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey). Dr. Jenssen’s research involves the use of clinical decision support systems and population health management techniques to protect children from secondhand smoke exposure and tobacco use. Current efforts include helping parents quit smoking in clinical settings and clinical and policy research to protect adolescents and youth from e-cigarettes/vaping. More broadly, he focuses on leveraging health information technology to engineer and implement novel approaches and products to improve care for children and their parents.

Selected Publications

Dalembert G, Fiks AG, O’Neill G, Rosin R, Jenssen BP: Impacting Poverty with Medical Financial Partnerships Focused on Tax Incentives. NEJM Catalyst 2(4), April 2021.

Jenssen BP, Kelly MK, Powell M, Bouchelle Z, Mayne SL, Fiks AG: COVID-19 and Changes in Child Obesity. Pediatrics e2021050123, March 2021.

Jenssen BP, Hannan C, Kelly MK, Ylioja T, Schnoll RA, Fiks AG: Inability to Recruit Adolescents for a Vaping Cessation Clinical Trial Within a Large Pediatric Health System. Nicotine Tob Res February 2021.

Boykan R, Gorzkowski J, Wellman RJ, Jenssen BP, Klein JD, Krugman J, Pbert L, Salloum RG.: Pediatric Resident Training in Tobacco Control and the Electronic Health Record. Am J Prev Med 29, Oct 2020.

Reddy A, Jenssen BP, Chidambaram A, Yehya N, Lindell RB. : Characterizing e-cigarette vaping-associated lung injury in the pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatr Pulmonol Sep 2020.

Jenssen BP, Kelly M, Faerber J, Hannan C, Asch DA, Shults J, Schnoll RA, Fiks AG: Parent Preferences for Pediatric Clinician Messaging to Promote Smoking Cessation Treatment. Pediatrics 146(1), July 2020.

Fiks AG, Jenssen BP, Ray KN: A Defining Moment for Pediatric Primary Care Telehealth. JAMA Pediatrics July 2020.

Jenssen BP, Kelly M, Faerber J, Hannan C, Asch DA, Shults J, Schnoll RA, Fiks AG: Pediatrician Delivered Smoking Cessation Messages for Parents: A Latent Class Approach to Behavioral Phenotyping Academic Pediatrics July 2020.

Jenssen BP, Kelly M, Faerber J, Hannan C, Asch DA, Shults J, Schnoll RA, Fiks AG : Parents Prioritization of Messages from Pediatric Clinicians Prompting Initiation of Smoking Cessation Treatment. Poster Presentation (peer reviewed). Pediatric Academic Societies’ Meeting, Philadelphia, PA - canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic April 2020.

Jenssen BP, Kelly M, Faerber J, Hannan C, Asch DA, Shults J, Schnoll RA, Fiks AG : Pediatrician Delivered Smoking Cessation Messages for Parents: A Latent Class Analysis to Determine Subgroups of Preferences Poster Presentation (peer reviewed). Pediatric Academic Societies’ Meeting, Philadelphia, PA - canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic April 2020.

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Last updated: 04/01/2021
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