Dr. Erik Jensen is an attending neonatologist in the division of neonatology at the Children's hospital of Philadelphia. He is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Jensen’s research seeks to improve the long-term respiratory health of premature infants through: (1) clinical and translational studies that aim to develop evidence-based strategies to prevent and treat BPD; (2) novel characterization of disease severity and phenotypes in BPD; and (3) application of health services research techniques to investigate the association between hospital-level factors and neonatal morbidity and mortality.
Dr. Jensen’s research is supported by grant funding from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the American Lung Association (ALA). He is a member of the International BPD Collaborative pharmacology working group and the International Neonatal Consortium (INC) BPD working group. He has received multiple clinical and research awards.