Colleen Murray, DrPH, MPH
Dr. Colleen Murray is an Associate Professor for the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program at Chamberlain University. Dr. Murray is a highly trained behavioral researcher and program evaluator with 19 years of experience. Dr. Murray previously served as a senior evaluator and director of research projects for a wide range of federal and non-federal clients focused on reducing unintended pregnancy/STIs among youth and improving health behaviors in schools. She also completed fellowships at both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (pre-doctorate) and Emory University Rollins School of Public Health (post-doctorate). Dr. Murray is experienced in adaptation, implementation, and evaluation of sexual health programs and has worked with community organizations and clinical partners to provide culturally appropriate services to address the needs of vulnerable populations. She has a broad background in public health, with specific training and expertise in maternal and child health and reproductive health. Dr. Murray has provided scientific and management leadership on complex health issues including STIs/HIV, teen pregnancy, contraceptive access and family planning, HPV vaccination, and LGBTQ health. She has contributed to and authored a number of peer-reviewed publications and has presented her work both nationally and internationally. Dr. Murray earned a doctorate in public health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and a MPH and BS from the University of Pittsburgh.