Brian P Jenssen, MD, MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty, PolicyLab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Clinical Futures, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
2716 South Street, 10-322
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 2675591566
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 310,000 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

Schnoll R, Leone FT, Bauer AM, Wileyto EP, Wollack C, Stevens N, Blumenthal D, Foster C, Koita F, Villasenor J, Jenssen BP.: A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Use of Automated Nicotine Metabolite Ratio Reporting within Primary Care as an Implementation Strategy to Increase the Use of Tobacco Treatments. Nicotine Tob Res. May 2024.

Huang E, Filograna K, Lockwood KK, Crossette J, Jenssen BP.: HPV Vaccine Completion by 13: a Quality Improvement Initiative in a Large Primary Care Network. Acad Pediatr. 24(2): 293-301, Mar 2024.

DiFiore G, Wood S, Jenssen BP, Fiks AG, Mayne SL.: Cumulative Health Vulnerabilities Among Adolescents by Age and Neighborhood Opportunity. Pediatrics Dec 2023.

Guevara JP, Jimenez ME, Jenssen BP, Luethke M, Doyle R, Buttenheim A.: Early Literacy Promotion Using Automated Hovering Among Young Minority Children. Acad Pediatr Nov 2023.

Bouchelle Z, Yazdani M, Dalembert G, Negro D, Jenssen BP, Virudachalam S, Shea J, Gwynn K, Morrow K, Kenyon CC.: Low-Income Caregiver Perspectives on a State Education Savings Program and Receptivity to Clinic-Based Financial Counseling. Acad Pediatr. 21(2): 00336-4, Aug 2023.

Jenssen BP, Kelly MK, Shu D, Dalembert G, McPeak KE, Powell M, Mayne SL, Fiks AG.: Trends and Persistent Disparities in Child Obesity During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Child Obes Page: doi: 10.1089, Aug 2023 Notes: epub ahead of print.

Ramachandran J, Mayne SL, Kelly MK, Powell M, McPeak KE, Dalembert G, Jenssen BP, Fiks AG.: Measures of Neighborhood Opportunity and Adherence to Recommended Pediatric Primary Care. JAMA Netw Open 6(8): e2330784, Aug 2023.

Jenssen, BP, Schnoll, R, Beidas, RS, Bekelman, J, Bauer, A, Evers-Casey, S, Fisher, T, Scott, C, Nicoloso, J, Gabriel, P, Asch, DA, Buttenheim, AM, Chen, J, Melo, J, Grant, D, Horst, M, Oyer, R, Shulman, LN, Clifton, ABW, Lieberman, A, Salam, T, Rendle, KA, Chaiyachati, KH, Shelton, RC, Fayanju, O, Wileyto, EP, Ware, S, Blumenthal, D, Ragusano, D, Leone, FT.: A Cluster Randomized Pragmatic Clinical Trial Testing Behavioral Economic Implementation Strategies to Improve Tobacco Treatment for Cancer Patients Who Smoke. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 41(28): 4511-4521, Jul 2023.

Jenssen BP, Walley SC, Boykan R, Little Caldwell A, Camenga D; SECTION ON NICOTINE AND TOBACCO PREVENTION AND TREATMENT; COMMITTEE ON SUBSTANCE USE AND PREVENTION.: Protecting Children and Adolescents From Tobacco and Nicotine: Clinical Report. Pediatrics 11(5): e2023061805, Apr 2023.

Jenssen BP, Walley SC, Boykan R, Little Caldwell A, Camenga D; SECTION ON NICOTINE AND TOBACCO PREVENTION AND TREATMENT; COMMITTEE ON SUBSTANCE USE AND PREVENTION.: Protecting Children and Adolescents From Tobacco and Nicotine: Technical Report. Pediatrics 151(5): e2023061806, Apr 2023.

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