Author:

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

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.

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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.

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Abracadabra!

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

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Light up the night for kids

Help say good night and send best wishes to kiddos at the children's hospital by participating in Project Night Lights.

Jumping and jamming

Kids compete, keeping health top of mind.

Is your child SAD?

Seasonal affective disorder affects people regardless of age. Here's what you need to know.

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Doctors dance, dance, dance!

Children's hospital staff put on a spectacular Holly Troll-y Christmas stage performance for kiddos and their families who have dealt with cancer or blood disorders.

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‘She was given to us for a reason’

One family shares their journey of getting their daughter back to eating and drinking with help from the Intensive Feeding Program.

8 tips to avoid skin irritations this Halloween

Consider these makeup and mask pointers from a pediatric dermatologist to keep your kids in the clear.