In his role as the Quality Leader for the Pulmonary section, Dr Murphy is in charge of oversight and coordination of all quality improvement efforts in the section. Additionally, as a member of the Executive Critical Care Committee Dr Murphy develops and implements Quality Improvement measures across all adult ICU’s at Boston Medical Center. As Medical Director of the Intermediate Care units Dr Murphy has overseen an expansion of this service from an isolated 8 bed unit to 24 beds over 2 campuses. The expanded IMCU’s now care for chronically vented patients, performs hemodialysis and administers vasoactive infusions in a select set of patients. Clinically Dr Murphy Attends in all BMC MICU’s, on the Pulmonary Consult service, the Pulmonary Clinic, and in the Boston Department of Public Health’s Tuberculosis Clinic.
Research special interests include:
-Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Clinical special interests include:
-Critical Care Medicine
-Pulmonary Consult Service
-General Pulmonary Clinic
-Cardio-Pulmonary Exercise Testing
- Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD
- State University of New York at Albany, BA
- Published on 1/10/2008
Murphy J, Summer R, Wilson AA, Kotton DN, Fine A. The prolonged life-span of alveolar macrophages. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2008 Apr; 38(4):380-5. PMID: 18192503.
- Published on 1/1/2008
Murphy J, Summer R, Fine A. Stem cells in airway smooth muscle: state of the art. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2008 Jan 1; 5(1):11-4. PMID: 18094079.
- Published on 3/29/2007
Summer R, Fitzsimmons K, Dwyer D, Murphy J, Fine A. Isolation of an adult mouse lung mesenchymal progenitor cell population. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2007 Aug; 37(2):152-9. PMID: 17395889.
- Published on 12/1/2003
Murphy J, Gatchell DW, Prasad JC, Vajda S. Combination of scoring functions improves discrimination in protein-protein docking. Proteins. 2003 Dec 1; 53(4):840-54. PMID: 14635126.