Kristin Jensen, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-General Pediatrics

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Medical School:
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2005)
Graduate School :
  • MSc, University of Michigan (2010)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Duke University (NC) (2000)
Internship:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program (2006)
Residency:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program, Internal Medicine - Pediatrics (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Michigan Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program (2011)
Languages: English, German
Department: Pediatrics-General Pediatrics

Research Interests

My clinical interests include improving the health and healthcare of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they age, specifically Down syndrome.

Teaching

  • Course Director (2014)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
    Introduction to Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Elective (4th Year Medical Students)

Publications

  • Morris MA, Hamer MK, Eberle K, Jensen KM, Wong AA. Implementation of Collection of Patients' Disability Status by Centralized Scheduling. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2021 Oct;47(10):627-636. PubMed PMID: 34144917
  • Jensen KM, Campagna EJ, Juarez-Colunga E, Runyan DK, Prochazka AV. Predictors of Receipt of Clinical Preventive Services in Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome Accessing Medicaid. Disabil Health J. 2021 Apr;14(2):101016. PubMed PMID: 33229308
  • Jensen KM, Campagna EJ, Juarez-Colunga E, Prochazka AV, Runyan DK. Low Rates of Preventive Healthcare Service Utilization Among Adolescents and Adults With Down Syndrome. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Jan;60(1):1-12. PubMed PMID: 33191063
  • Jensen KM, Campagna EJ, Juarez-Colunga E, Runyan DK, Prochazka AV. Predictors of Receipt of Clinical Preventive Services in Adolescents and Adults with Down Syndrome Accessing Medicaid. Disabil Health J. 2020 Nov 6;:101016. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33229308
  • Jensen KM, Campagna EJ, Juarez-Colunga E, Prochazka AV, Runyan DK. Low Rates of Preventive Healthcare Service Utilization Among Adolescents and Adults With Down Syndrome. Am J Prev Med. 2020 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33191063
  • Stransky ML, Jensen KM, Morris MA. Adults with Communication Disabilities Experience Poorer Health and Healthcare Outcomes Compared to Persons Without Communication Disabilities. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 Dec;33(12):2147-2155. PubMed PMID: 30143977
  • Jensen KM, Sevick CJ, Seewald LA, Halbower AC, Davis MM, McCabe ER, Kempe A, Abman SH. Greater risk of hospitalization in children with Down syndrome and OSA at higher elevation. Chest. 2015 May;147(5):1344-51. PubMed PMID: 25654790
  • Jensen KM, Bulova PD. Managing the care of adults with Down's syndrome. BMJ. 2014 Sep 30;349:g5596. PubMed PMID: 25269800
  • Jensen KM, Bulova PD. Managing the care of adults with Down's syndrome. BMJ. 2014 Sep 30;349:g5596. PubMed PMID: 25269800
  • Jensen KM, Cooke CR, Davis MM. Fidelity of administrative data when researching Down syndrome. Med Care. 2014 Aug;52(8):e52-7. PubMed PMID: 23358384
  • Jensen KM, Taylor LC, Davis MM. Primary care for adults with Down syndrome: adherence to preventive healthcare recommendations. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2013 May;57(5):409-21. PubMed PMID: 22463763
  • Jensen KM, Davis MM. Health care in adults with Down syndrome: a longitudinal cohort study. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2013 Oct;57(10):947-58. PubMed PMID: 22775057
  • Jensen KM, Cooke CR, Davis MM. Fidelity of Administrative Data When Researching Down Syndrome. Med Care. 2013 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23358384
  • Presson AP, Partyka G, Jensen KM, Devine OJ, Rasmussen SA, McCabe LL, McCabe ER. Current estimate of Down Syndrome population prevalence in the United States. J Pediatr. 2013 Oct;163(4):1163-8. PubMed PMID: 23885965
  • Presson AP, Partyka G, Jensen KM, Devine OJ, Rasmussen SA, McCabe LL, McCabe ER. Current estimate of Down Syndrome population prevalence in the United States. J Pediatr. 2013 Oct;163(4):1163-8. PubMed PMID: 23885965
  • Jensen KM, Davis MM. Health care in adults with Down syndrome: a longitudinal cohort study. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2013 Oct;57(10):947-58. PubMed PMID: 22775057
  • Jensen KM, Taylor LC, Davis MM. Primary care for adults with Down syndrome: adherence to preventive healthcare recommendations. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2013 May;57(5):409-21. PubMed PMID: 22463763
  • Jensen KM, Davis MM. Health care in adults with Down syndrome: a longitudinal cohort study. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2012 Jul 10. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22775057
  • Jensen KM, Taylor LC, Davis MM. Primary care for adults with Down syndrome: adherence to preventive healthcare recommendations. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2012 Mar 28. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22463763
  • Lynch MK, Jones CH, Gaye A, Manteuffel KK. Necrotizing enterocolitis in an infant with Omenn syndrome. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2006 Nov-Dec;27(6):537-43. PubMed PMID: 17176792
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Fellow
  • American College of Physicians (ACP), Fellow
  • Academic Pediatrics Association (APA), Member
  • Society for General Internal Medicine (SGIM), Member
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA), Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Special Care Clinic
13123 E 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-6739

University Internal Medicine at Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
5th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2300

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2009)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2010)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Primary Care
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include improving the health and healthcare of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they age, as well as general primary care.

Personal Interests
I enjoy running, being outdoors, and spending time with my family.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (2005)
Graduate Schools:
  • MSc, University of Michigan (2010)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Duke University (NC) (2000)
Internships:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program (2006)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program, Internal Medicine - Pediatrics (2009)
Fellowships:
  • University of Michigan Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program (2011)
Languages: English, German
Department: Pediatrics-General Pediatrics
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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