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Rick Jensen

Rick Jensen is a West Michigan native, and well-known face in the local PR scene. He is responsible for promotion of Spectrum Health’s pediatrics, diabetes and men’s health service lines and is an avid social media addict who enjoys cooking and summers in Michigan. He holds a bachelor degree from Grand Valley State University in Advertising and Public Relations and is currently working on his master’s degree from Davenport University. He serves on the board of directors for the West Michigan chapter of Public Relations Society of America and also chairs PR efforts for Festival of the Arts in downtown Grand Rapids.

Rick Jensen

Posts from Rick Jensen

7 tips to avoid playground injuries

Keep your kids safe by following these helpful suggestions from an expert and mom who knows.

Debunking men’s myths

If you’re a guy, you probably have some theories about testosterone, erectile dysfunction and the like. Now’s your chance to test them.

Patient Story

A graduation to remember

When a rare condition forced Komonte Hassel to miss his high school graduation, a children's hospital teamed with his school to deliver a personalized ceremony.

‘Jumping rope makes exercise fun’

Jump Jam encourages healthy, active lifestyles for area students.

Patient Story

A party full of love

Volunteers throw a special party for kids spending time in the hospital on Valentine’s Day.

Patient Story

A melody for recovery

At age 17, Shawn Wieland suffered a traumatic brain injury in a winter car crash. Twenty years later, he's back to walking and playing guitar.

Patient Story

Incredible superheroes save Santa

Kids roar with excitement as their doctors, nurses and caregivers take to the stage in dance and song.

Eating the colors of the rainbow

Students explore the art of food as medicine.

Think you have the flu? 

There's a time for bed rest and a time to see the doctor. And then there's a time to head to the ER.

Patient Story

A concert of hope and healing

The Grand Rapids Symphony and Spectrum Health music therapists perform in a special event for nursing and rehabilitation residents, family and friends.

Patient Story

Big catch, even bigger smiles

A group of children's hospital patients spent the morning charter fishing on Lake Michigan.

Patient Story

Abracadabra!

The International Brotherhood of Magicians coax smiles during a visit to the children’s hospital.

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