Brent Allen Bjornsen
- Phoenix AZ | 85050
Focused study in print communications and journalism. Minor in Business Administration.
Bjornsen, Brent A., Hall, Randon T. Thirteen Year Old Female Basketball Player with Left Foot and Ankle Swelling. Poster presented at American Medical Society for Sports Medicine National Meeting; 2016 April 15-20; Dallas, Tx.
Villa, L., Shah, A., Bajaj, E., Bjornsen, B., Giacone, H., Kennedy, M., Muth, A., Tokhie, H. Location of Newborn Births in Arizona and the Capacities for Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening. Research Ongoing (Initiated 2015)
Bjornsen, B., McHaney, M., Merando, K., Tusken, C., Befort, C., Cain, C., & Shaw, P. (2014). Identifying Awareness, Use, and Perceptions of text4baby among Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology Practitioners at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Pandey, V., Bjornsen, B., Go, M., Parimi P. Energy and Protein-Energy Ratio during First Week after Birth Predicts Weight at 36 Weeks PCA in Preterm Infants- Critical Nutritional Window?. Poster presented at Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting; 2014 May 3-6; Vancouver, B.C.
Bjornsen, Brent A. What Your Clinic is Saying: The Public Image of a Free Clinic and Strategies to Develop an Effective Message. Oral Presentation at Society of Student-Run Free Clinics Annual Conference; 2012 Feb; Long Beach, Ca.
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics
Arizona Medical Society
Gold Humanism Honor Society
Mass Event Coverage
Second Continuity Clinic, PCH/MMC Pediatric Residency
Acted as special assistant to company president of this national locum tenens physician staffing firm. Conducted recruitment research, creating and maintaining databases for this information. Present information in multiple media accessible formats. Assisted in development of, and content production for, company website. Performed other special projects as required.
Primary specialist in public relations unit. Fielded inquiries regarding first-in-the-nation health care reform. Created and maintained a database to track incoming inquiries and locate trends in contacts. Coordinated with other communications personnel in developing and implementing outreach and informational strategies. Periodically wrote press releases. Frequent contact with press, legislators, brokers, and members of the business community.
Coordinated and managed layout and publication details. Wrote articles for campus-wide publication. Multiple front-page pieces. Managed subgroup of staff writers to meet article deadlines and organize topics. Conducted numerous interviews with college administration and members of the Boston North Shore community.
Currently serving a one year term on resident housestaff leadership. Acting as sole liaison between the information technology divisions at the hospitals where we practice and the program. Initiating projects to streamline application interfaces and create a database for quick phrases that can be used in documentation.
Assisted in developing a curriculum for pediatric residents regarding the business aspects of medicine, including topics in marketing, contract negotiations, financial sustainability of clinics, etc. Assisted in recruiting expert lecturers to establish series of presentations on these topics.
Assisted in seeing and treating patients at student-run free clinic on an average of one night per week.
Served a one year term at student-run free health clinic, helping to provide quality care to more than 2000 under served individuals in the Kansas City metro. Specifically responsible for all development management, including events, donor relations, and fund oversight. Also guided a complete rebranding of clinic, including web and print media design and content creation
Assisted in establishment of organization to provide leadership development opportunities to medical students. Helped to develop curriculum of and obtain expert instruction on various public health topics.
Provided information regarding medical homes and access to prescription medication for low-income families
Assisted in planning of three Massachusetts ‘Step Out to Fight Diabetes’ fundraising walks. Responsibilities involved volunteer management and financial sustainability
Worked with at-risk youth in an urban, largely Hispanic community. Provided educational and life-experience assistance in an after-school setting
Gold Humanism Honor Society, University of Kansas School of Medicine Chapter (2013)
Lazlo & Esther Chont Scholarship, University of Kansas School of Medicine Chapter (2013)
Dr. A.J. Anderson Memorial Scholarship, University of Kansas School of Medicine Chapter (2012)
Flowers Memorial Trust Scholarship, University of Kansas School of Medicine Chapter (2012)
William Cooper and Kate Avis McPike Scholarship, University of Kansas School of Medicine Chapter (2011)
Warren O and Anna M Search Scholarship, University of Kansas School of Medicine Chapter (2011)
Graduated Magna Cum Laude, Gordon College (2007)
President's List, Gordon College (2003-2007)
Lambda Pi Eta (National Communications Association Honor Society), Gordon College (2005)
College Board AP Scholar (2003)
Concussion Prevention and Management
Playing sports, especially with my toddler children
Long (and short) walks with my wife
Writing, editing, and writing again
Native American History