Area of Expertise
Dr. Murphy has expertise in research methods, specifically survey design, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, and project management. With over 15 years of research experience in various scientific and applied projects, Dr. Murphy is involved with a broad range of consulting projects utilizing her background and training in organizational psychology and experience with evaluation, process improvement, and representative survey sampling. As Assistant Professor at the COA, she leads the development of evaluation tools and federal performance reporting. In addition, she is Co-Director for the Geriatric Practice Leadership Institute, an HHSC Innovation in Aging awarded program that trains interdisciplinary teams to determine and address organizational gaps in geriatrics care through needs assessment and quality improvement projects.
M.A., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Statistics minor), University of Minnesota
B.B.A., Business Management, University of Texas - Austin