Office: Salk 736

Phone: 412-383-1327



Christopher R. Ensor, PharmD, BCPS-CV is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics and is co-appointed in the Division of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care Medicine. He is an international expert in the care of lung transplant recipients; particularly those with allosensitization and humoral immune responses. His clinical practice is with the thoracic transplantation programs at UPMC Presbyterian.

Dr. Ensor completed his PharmD training at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy in 2007, and pharmacy practice and critical care pharmacy residency training at the Virginia Commonwealth University - Medical College of Virginia Hospitals in 2009. From 2009-2012, he served as the Clinical Specialist with the heart transplantation and mechanical circulatory support, lung transplantation, and vascularized composite tissue allotransplantation programs at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and carried the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. He is board certified in Pharmacotherapy with Added Qualifications in Cardiology.

Dr. Ensor is a founding member of the Scientific Council on Pharmacy and Pharmacology in the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, and served as the council chair from 2012-2013. He has published numerous papers and actively reviews for several journals in the field, including the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and the American Journal of Transplantation. He currently serves as the Transplant Pharmacotherapy Section Editor for Progress in Transplantation.