Elizabeth Murphy, Ed.D RNVice President, Patient & Health Professional Services and Education & Training

Elizabeth Murphy is the Vice President, Patient and Health Professional Services and Education and Training at the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match.

She is responsible for the direction and implementation of NMDP’s system for patient advocacy (including departmental programs for support services, education for patients and families, diverse populations, health services research, and health professional education) to identify and address barriers patients may encounter from time of diagnosis through survivorship after a blood and marrow transplant. Dr. Murphy has a bachelor’s degree in nursing with certification in public health, a master’s degree in health services administration and a doctoral degree in education, with a focus on qualitative research. Prior to coming to NMDP in early 2003, she had over 15 years experience in the development and administration of patient and healthcare professional education programs for a large, not-for-profit hospital system. In this role, she established a patient education materials publication system that cataloged over 20,000 documents. During that same time, Dr. Murphy also had responsibility for research administration, including Institutional Review Board (IRB) oversight, and sponsored projects compliance such as grants development, budgeting and contracting.

Improving Access to Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Clinical Trials for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease (214)
National Marrow Donor Program / Be The Match
Minneapolis, Minnesota