John J. Murray, MD, PhD
Professor, Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Meharry Medical College, USA
John J. Murray, M.D., Ph.D., is Associate Vice President for Research and Professor of Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Meharry Medical College, Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at Vanderbilt Medical School, and attending physician at Nashville General Hospital and Vanderbilt Hospital. Dr. Murray’s primary role at Meharry is to oversee the clinical research enterprise that includes supervising clinical trials, educating clinical investigators, and ensuring compliance with regulatory and ethical aspects of human research. After graduation from Harvard College, he received doctoral degrees in Medicine and Pharmacology from Vanderbilt and was an Exchange Fellow of the National Institute of Health and the Soviet Academy of Sciences. After completing a residency and chief residency in internal medicine and a research fellowship in clinical pharmacology at Vanderbilt, he was a postdoctoral fellow in rheumatology/immunology and allergy/immunology/pulmonary medicine at Duke School of Medicine remaining on the faculty until his return to Vanderbilt holding the Elizabeth and John Murray Chair of Medicine prior to his recent roles at Meharry. In addition to being an associate editor for Lipids, Dr. Murray serves as a reviewer for such journals as the New England Journal of Medicine and the Journal of Immunology. Dr. Murray is the author of nearly 300 articles and abstracts, serves as an invited lecturer at national and international meetings, and is included in Best Doctors in America and Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare. In addition to his active clinical practice, he lectures, oversees research supported by the NIH, foundations and private organizations, and has directed numerous clinical trials of novel therapies in a variety of disease.
Internal Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacology.