Elizabeth M. Sensenig, MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Elizabeth Sensenig joined the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in 2016 after spending a year in private practice in the Pittsburgh community. A UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh residency graduate, Sensenig is currently practicing full-time as a pediatric hospitalist with the PHM Division, spending a portion of her time in the evening hospitalist program. In addition to caring for hospitalized children, Sensenig enjoys teaching medical students, residents and fellows in her work as a pediatric hospitalist.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012-Present 
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanistic Medicine, 2011-Present 
  • Pathology Honor Society, 2009-Present 

Education & Training

  • BS, Biology, Cornell University, 2008
  • MD, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, 2012
  • Residency in Pediatrics, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2012-2015

Selected Publications

Obendorf RL, Sensenig EM, Byrt EM, Owczarczyk AB, Ohash M, Schnebly SR. Cyclitol galactosides in low-raffinose, low-stachyose soybean embryos after feeding D-chiro-insositol, myo-inositol or D-pinitol. Seed Science Research. 23: 111-122. June 2013  

Keller S, Kelly J, Sensenig E, Andreozzi J, Oliva J, Rich L, Constine L, Becker M, Phillips G, Liesveld J, Fisher R, Berstein S, Friedberg J. Late relapses following high-dose autologous stem cell transplantation (HD ASCT) for Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) in the ABVD therapeutic era. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplant. 18: 640-647. April 2012  

Tsetskhladze Z, Canfield V, Sensenig E, Johnson S, Kawakami K, Cheng K. Evidence of novel transposable element excisions from the b4 allele of albino zebrafish. FASEB J. 25: 697.1. April 2011 

Obendorf RL, Sensenig EM, Wu J, Obashi M, O’Sulivan TE, Kosina SM, Schnelby SR. Soluble carbohydrates in mature soybean seed after feeding D-chiro-inositol, myo-inositol, or D-pinitol to stem-leaf-pod explants of low-raffinose, low-stachyose lines. Plant Science 175: 650-655. November 2008  

Academic and Research Interests

  • The care of hospitalized children