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Pharmacy staff profile

Professor John Murphy

PositionProfessor, Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona
QualificationsPre-Pharmacy (Florida), B.S. (Pharmacy) (Florida), Doctor of Pharmacy (Florida)
Research summaryClinical pharmacokinetics, preventing drug–drug interactions, and pharmacy education

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John E. Murphy, PharmD, FASHP, FCCP, is Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assessment at the College of Pharmacy, and Professor of Clinical, Family and Community Medicine at the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is currently serving as interim dean of the College of Pharmacy (2015–2016). Dr Murphy previously served as Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the College of Pharmacy from 1991 to 2006. He is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Otago School of Pharmacy in Dunedin, New Zealand. John received BS in pharmacy and PharmD degrees from the University of Florida, where he was a recipient of the Distinguished Pharmacy Alumnus Award in 1998. John spent 12 years on the faculty at Mercer University in Atlanta, where he served as Director of Pharmacokinetic Services at a 500-bed medical centre for nine years.

Professor Murphy's profile on the University of Arizona website


Murphy, J. E., Green, J. S., Adams, L. A., Squire, R. B., Kuo, G. M., & McKay, A. (2010). Pharmacogenomics in the curricula of colleges and schools of pharmacy in the United States. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 74(1), 7.

Tordoff, J. M., Murphy, J. E., Norris, P. T., & Reith, D. M. (2006). Use of centrally developed pharmacoeconomic assessments for local formulary decisions. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, 63(17), 1613-1618.