Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Residency

Pediatrics - Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital/NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Fellowship

Neonatology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Neonatal epidemiology

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Publications

Papers

2019

Ansems SM, Kirpalani H, Mercer-Rosa L, Wang Y, Hopper RK, Fraga MV, Jensen EA. Patent Ductus Arteriosus and the Effects of Its Late Closure in Preterm Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Neonatology. 2019 Jul 3:1-8. doi: 10.1159/000500269. [Epub ahead of print]

Bamat NA, Kirpalani H, Feudtner C, Jensen EA, Laughon MM, Zhang H, Monk HM, Passarella M, Lorch SA. Medication use in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia admitted to United States children's hospitals. J Perinatol. 2019 Jun 21. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0415-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Jensen EA, Dysart K, Gantz MG, McDonald S, Bamat NA, Keszler M, Kirpalani H, Laughon MM, Poindexter BB, Duncan AD, Yoder BA, Eichenwald EC, DeMauro SB, for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. The diagnosis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in very preterm infants: an evidence-based approach. Am J Resp Crit Care Med. 2019 Apr 17 [Epub ahead of print].

Favara MT, Carola D, Jensen E, Cook A, Genen L, Dysart K, Greenspan JS, Aghai ZH. Maternal breast milk feeding and length of treatment in infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome. J Perinatol. 2019 Apr 15 [Epub ahead of print].

Napolitano N, Jalal K, McDonough JM, Monk HM, Zhang H, Jensen E, Dysart KC, Kirpalani HM, Panitch HB. Identifying and treating intrinsic PEEP in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019 Apr 4 [Epub ahead of print].

DeMauro SB, Jensen E, Bann C, Bell E, Hibbs AM, Hintz S, Lorch S: Home Oxygen and 2-Year Outcomes of Preterm Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Pediatrics e-pub ahead of print, April 2019.

Ekhaguere OA, Padula MA, Jensen EA. Use of Point-of-Care Gastric pH Testing to Assess the Efficacy of Acid Suppression Therapy in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Am J Perinatol. 2019 Feb 19. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1679917. [Epub ahead of print]

Hysinger E, Friedman N, Jensen E, Zhang H, Piccione J. Bronchoscopy in neonates with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia in the NICU. J Perinatol. 2019 Feb;39(2):263-268. doi: 10.1038/s41372-018-0280-y. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

2018

Jensen EA, Foglia EE, Dysart KC, Aghai ZH, Cook A, Greenspan JS, DeMauro SB. Car seat tolerance screening in the neonatal intensive care unit: failure rates, risk factors, and adverse outcomes. J Pediatr. 2018 Mar;194:60-66.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.11.010. Epub 2017 Dec 18.

Luo J, Shepard S, Nilan K, Wood A, Monk HM, Jensen EA, Harrington AT, Maschhoff K, Kirpalani H, Feng Z, Zhang H. Improved growth and developmental activity post tracheostomy in preterm infants with severe BPD. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Jul 3. doi: 10.1002/ppul.24087. [Epub ahead of print] Read the abstract.

Flannery DD, Dysart K, Cook A, Greenspan J, Aghai ZH, Jensen EA. Association Between Early Antibiotic Exposure and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia or Death. J Perinatol, Epub ahead of print, June 13, 2018. 

Jensen EA, Foglia EE, Schmidt B. Association between prophylactic indomethacin and death or bronchopulmonary dysplasia: A systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Semin Perinatol. Semin Perinatol. 2018 Jun;42(4):228-234. doi: 10.1053/j.semperi.2018.05.005. Epub 2018 May 10.

Jensen EA, Foglia EE, Dysart KC, Simmons RA, Aghai ZH, Cook A, Greenspan JS, DeMauro SB. Adverse effects of small for gestational age differ by gestational week among very preterm infants. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2018 May 5. pii: fetalneonatal-2017-314171. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-314171. [Epub ahead of print]

Jensen EA, Wright C. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: The ongoing search for one definition to rule them all. J Pediatr. 2018 Jun;197:8-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.02.047. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

He YM, Li X, Perego M, Nefedova Y, Kossenkov AV, Jensen EA, Kagan V, Liu YF, Fu SY, Ye QJ, Zhou YH, Wei L, Gabrilovich DI, Zhou J. Transitory presence of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in neonates is critical for control of inflammation. Nat Med. 2018 Feb;24(2):224-231. doi: 10.1038/nm.4467. Epub 2018 Jan 15.

Bamat N, Bryan M, Jensen EA. Inconsistent conclusions of statistical significance based on p-values and confidence intervals. J Perinatol. 2018 Jan 3. doi: 10.1038/s41372-017-0027-1. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available. PMID: 29298983

2017

Jensen EA, Foglia EE, Dysart KC, Aghai ZH, Cook A, Greenspan JS, DeMauro SB. Car Seat Tolerance Screening in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Failure Rates, Risk Factors, and Adverse Outcomes. J Pediatr. 2017 Dec 18. pii: S0022-3476(17)31503-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.11.010. [Epub ahead of print]

Tkach EK, White AM, Dysart KC, Waber B, Nawab US, Zhang H, Jensen EA. Comparison of Intact Parathyroid Hormone, Alkaline Phosphatase, Phosphate Levels for Diagnosing Severe Metabolic Bone Disease in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Am J Perinatol. 2017 Apr 21. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1602419. [Epub ahead of print]

Foglia EE, Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. State of the Art Review: Delivery room interventions to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely preterm infants. J Perinatol. 2017. June 1 [Epub ahead of print]. 

Jensen EA, Lorch SA. Association between off-peak hour birth and neonatal morbidity and mortality among very low birth weight infants. J Pediatr. 2017;186:41-48

Jensen EA, Dysart KC, Gantz MG, Carper B, Higgins RD, Keszler M, Laughon MM, Poindexter BB, Stoll BJ, Walsh MC, Schmidt B, For the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Association between use of prophylactic indomethacin and the risk for bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely preterm infants. J Pediatr. 2017;186:34-40

Foglia EE, Langeveld R, Heimall L, Deveney A, Ades A, Jensen EA, Nadkarni VM. Incidence, characteristics, and survival following cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the quaternary neonatal intensive care unit. Resuscitation. 2017;110:32-36.

Tramper J, Zhang H, Foglia EE, Dysart KC, Padula MA, Sullivan KV, Jensen EA. The association between positive tracheal aspirate cultures and adverse pulmonary outcomes in preterm infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Am J Perinatol. 2017;34(1):96-104.

2016

Jensen EA, Panitch H, Feng R, Moore PE, Schmidt B. Inter-observer reliability of the respiratory physical examination in premature infants: A multi-center study. J Pediatr. 2016;178-87-92.

Jensen EA, White AM, Liu P, Yee K, Waber B, Monk HM, Zhang H. Determinants of severe metabolic bone disease in very low-birth-weight infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia admitted to a tertiary referral center. Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(1):1011-7.

Jensen EA1, Chaudhary A2, Bhutta ZA3, Kirpalani H4. Non-invasive respiratory support for infants in low- and middle-income countries. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Feb 22. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2016.02.003.

Bamat N, Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. Duration of continuous positive airway pressure in premature infants. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016;21(3):189-95.

Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. Non-invasive respiratory support. Semin Feetal Neonatal Med. 2016; 21(3):133-4

2015

Jensen EA, Lorch SA. Effects of a Birth Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level and Annual Volume of Very Low-Birth-Weight Infant Deliveries on Morbidity and Mortality. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Aug 3;169(8):e151906. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1906. Epub 2015 Aug 3. PMID: 26237466

Bamat N, Ghavam S, Liu Y, DeMauro SB, Jensen EA, Roberts R, Yoder BA, Kirpalani H. Reliability of a Non-Invasive Measure of Ventilation/Perfusion Mismatch for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25714998.

Jensen EA, DeMauro SB, Kornhauser M, Aghai ZH, Greenspan JS, Dysart KC. Effects of multiple ventilation courses and duration of mechanical ventilation on respiratory outcomes in extremely low-birth-weight infants. JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(11):1011-7.

Jensen EA, Munson DA, Zhang H, Blinman TA, Kirpalani H. Anti-gastroesophageal reflux surgery in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2015;50(6):584-587.

Jensen EA, Foglia EE, Schmidt B. Evidence-based pharmacological therapies for prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia: Application of the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology. Clin Perinatol. 2015;42(4):755-79.

2014

Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. Inhaled nitric oxide to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants – Less than a silver bullet. J Pediatr. 27 Sep 2014 [Epub ahead of print].

Jensen EA, Munson DA, Zhang H, Blinman TA, Kirpalani H. Anti-gastroesophageal reflux surgery in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2014 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Giaccone A, Jensen E, Davis P, Schmidt B. Definitions of extubation success in very premature infants: a systematic review. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014;99(2):F124–127.

Jensen EA, Kirpalani H. Less than a silver bullet – inhaled nitric oxide to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia. J Pediatr. 27 Sep 2014 [Epub ahead of print].

Jensen EA, DeMauro SB, Kirpalani H. Has enough evidence accumulated to consider CPAP a first-line standard of care in developing countries? Arch Dis Child. 2014. 99:F443-4.

Jensen EA, Munson DA, Zhang H, Blinman TA, Kirpalani H. Anti-Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 21 April 2014 [Epub ahead of print].

Jensen EA, Schmidt B. Epidemiology of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Birth Defects Res Part A. 2014. 100:145-157

Giaccone A, Jensen E, Davis P, Schmidt B. Definitions of Extubation Success in Preterm Infants: A Systematic Review. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2014. 99:F124-F127.

Jensen EA, Allen BD, Kishi YK, O’Leary D. Conformational Analysis of a Covalently Linked Watson-Crick Base Pair Model. J Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 2008. 22:5884-5887.

Oelschlager BK, Lal DR, Jensen E, Cahill M, and Pellegrini CA. Medium- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic redo fundolications. Surg Endosc. 2006. 20:1817-1823.

Books

2019

Glaser K, Jensen EA, Wright C. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Polin RA, Yoder MC (Eds) In: Workbook in Practical Neonatology 6th Edition. Saunders 2019. Ch 11.

2018

Jensen EA, Zhang H, Kirpalani H. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Rudolph CD, Rudolph AM, Lister GE, Frist LR, Gershon AA. (Eds) in Rudolph’s Pediatrics 23rd Edition. McGraw Hill, New York, NY 2018. Ch 62.

2016

Jensen EA, Mong DA, Maschhoff, KL, Kirpalani H. Imaging: Radiography, Lung Ultrasound, and Other. Goldsmith JP, Karotkin EH, Suresh G (Ed.) In: Assisted ventilation of the neonate 6th Edition. Saunders, St. Louis MI. 2016. pp 67-79.

Jensen EA, Schmoelzer GM. Non-invasive ventilation strategies to prevent post-extubation failure: Neonatology perspective. Esquinas A (Ed) In: Non-invasive mechanical ventilation and difficult weaning in critical care. Springer International Publishing. Switzerland. 2016. pp. 401-6.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Zhang H, Nilan K, Luo J, Jensen E. Duration of tracheostomy and ventilation support in infants with severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Platform presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 7, 2018.

Wu KY, Jensen EA, White A, Wang Y, Biko DM, Zhang H, Fraga MV, Mercer-Rosa L, Kirpalani HM. Phenotypes of Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 6, 2018.

Avitabile CM, Ansems S, Wang Y, Fraga MV, Kirpalani HM, Zhang H, Mercer-Rosa L, Jensen EA. Accuracy of brain natriuretic peptide as compared to a reference standard of echocardiogram for diagnosing pulmonary hypertension in severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Platform presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 5, 2018.

Zhang H, Nilan K, Luo J, Jensen E. Duration of tracheostomy and ventilation support in infants with severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Platform presentation at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 2018.

Wu KY, Jensen EA, White A, Wang Y, Biko DM, Zhang H, Fraga MV, Mercer-Rosa L, Kirpalani HM. Phenotypes of Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Platform presentation at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 2018.

Bamat NA, Kirpalani H, Feudtner C, Jensen EA, Laughon M, Zhang H, Monk HM, Passarella M, Lorch S. Medication Use and Polypharmacy in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Admitted to United States Children’s Hospitals. Poster presentation at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 2018.