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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

Effect of hospital safety net designation on treatment use and survival in hepatocellular carcinoma.
Mokdad AA, Murphy CC, Pruitt SL, Mansour JC, Marrero JA, Singal AG, Yopp AC Cancer 2017 Oct
Effect of Colonoscopy Outreach vs Fecal Immunochemical Test Outreach on Colorectal Cancer Screening Completion: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Singal AG, Gupta S, Skinner CS, Ahn C, Santini NO, Agrawal D, Mayorga CA, Murphy C, Tiro JA, McCallister K, Sanders JM, Bishop WP, Loewen AC, Halm EA JAMA 2017 09 318 9 806-815
RE: Colorectal Cancer Incidence Patterns in the United States, 1974-2013.
Murphy CC, Sanoff HK, Stitzenberg KB, Baron JA, Sandler RS, Yang YC, Lund JL J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 2017 Aug 109 8

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)