Director of Research
Ryan Ehrensberger joined UNOS in 2014 as Director of Research and in April 2015 he also assumed the role of Director of UNOS Business Services. Ryan provides senior level leadership and administration to these departments, as well as other key strategic initiatives throughout the organization. The Research Department is responsible for conducting scientific research and providing analytics and insights to the transplant community to improve performance. The Business Services Department works with institutions, practitioners, and transplant leaders to develop innovative solutions to meet a variety of business, operational and scientific needs.
Before joining UNOS, Ehrensberger was a consultant at Hammes Company, where he provided strategic planning and healthcare advisory consulting services to hospitals and health care systems throughout the country. He also previously worked as Administrative Director for Business Development at Bon Secours Virginia Health System where he developed and managed new service lines for the System.
Ehrensberger acquired his Bachelors of Science at Bowling Green State University, a Masters of Public Health from the University of Tennessee and his Ph. D. in Research and Evaluation Methodology from Virginia Commonwealth University.