Biography

Caitlin Murphy, PhD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences. 

As an epidemiologist with expertise in health services research, Dr. Murphy's research focuses on using epidemiologic methods to improve cancer care delivery. She has experience conducting population-based research across the cancer care continuum, including cancer screening, patterns of cancer care delivery and outcomes, and cancer survivorship.

Prior to joining the faculty at UT Southwestern, Dr. Murphy was a Fellow in the Digestive Disease Epidemiology Training Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She received her MPH in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Texas School of Public Health and PhD in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Education

Undergraduate
New York University (2010), Sociology
Graduate School
Univ of Texas Health Science C (2011), Behavioral Science
Graduate School
University of N C-Chapel Hill (2016), Epidemiology

Research Interest

  • Cancer health disparities
  • Cancer screening
  • Health services research

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

HCC Surveillance: Striving for a Better Balance of Benefits and Harms.
Atiq O, Tiro J, Yopp AC, Muffler A, Marrero JA, Parikh ND, Murphy C, McCallister K, Singal AG Hepatology 2017 May
Colorectal cancer in older ages: what's ahead?
Murphy CC, Baron JA Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2017 Jan
Patterns of Sociodemographic and Clinicopathologic Characteristics of Stages II and III Colorectal Cancer Patients by Age: Examining Potential Mechanisms of Young-Onset Disease.
Murphy CC, Sanoff HK, Stitzenberg KB, Baron JA, Lund JL, Sandler RS J Cancer Epidemiol 2017 2017 4024580

Honors & Awards

  • AcademyHealth New Investigator Award
    (2017)
  • Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
    (2016)
  • Founders Day Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement, New York University
    (2010)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
    (2010)
  • Presidential Honors Scholar, New York University
    (2010)