John E. Murphy, PharmD

Associate Dean
Pharmacy Practice & Science
Pharmacy Administration
Phoenix Biomedical Campus Building 3, Room 3384

John E. Murphy, PharmD, is Interim Associate Dean for the College of Pharmacy Phoenix campus and professor of family and community medicine at the UA College of Medicine in Tucson.  In November 2015 through July 2016 he served as interim dean at the College of Pharmacy. John is also an honorary professor at the University of Otago School of Pharmacy in Dunedin, New Zealand. 

Dr. Murphy received BS in pharmacy and PharmD degrees from the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he was a recipient of the Distinguished Pharmacy Alumnus Award in 1998.

Long active in pharmacy organizations, Dr. Murphy was president of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2008-2009), the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (1997-1998), and the Georgia Society of Hospital Pharmacists.

Dr. Murphy has published more than 200 papers, ~ 100 abstracts, five editions of Clinical Pharmacokinetics, the Resident Survival GuideBasic and Applied Pharmacokinetics Self Assessment, and is co-editor of the Pharmacotherapy Self Assessment Program (PSAP) 2012-2018. He is a frequent speaker at international, national and statewide continuing education meetings.

Among various professional and teaching awards received by Dr. Murphy over the years are the Award for Sustained Contributions to the Literature of Pharmacy Practice from the ASHP Research and Education Foundation in 2003, the Education Award from ACCP in 2012, the Harvey A. K. Whitney Award from ASHP in 2014, and the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Teaching Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in 2015.

Dr. Murphy enjoys the outdoors and his passion is flyfishing.


BS Pharmacy, University of Florida, 1976

PharmD, University of Florida, 1979


Selected Publications:
Murphy JE (ed). Clinical pharmacokinetics 6th Edition (in press). American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Bethesda, 2017.
Murphy JE. Phenobarbital. In Beringer P, ed. Winter’s Basic clinical pharmacokinetics, 6th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 2017: In press.
Eiland LS, Kasbekar N, Murphy JE. Chapter 11. Professionalism and professional socialization. In: Cuellar LM, Ginsburg DB. Preceptor’s Handbook for Pharmacists. 3rd edition. Bethesda: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc. 2016:205-17.
Murphy JE, Lee MW (eds). Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program 2016 Book 2. GI/Fluids and Nutrition. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2016.
Murphy JE, Lee MW (eds). Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program 2016 Book 1. Cardiology. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2016.
Murphy JE, Lee MW (eds). Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program 2015 Book 2. CNS/Pharmacy Practice. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2015.
Murphy JE, Lee MW (eds). Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program 2015 Book 1. Infectious Diseases. Lenexa, KS: American College of Clinical Pharmacy, 2015.
Matzke GR, Dowling TC, Marks SA, Murphy JE. Influence of kidney disease on drug disposition: An assessment of industry studies submitted to FDA for new chemical entities 1999-2010. J Clin Pharmacol. 2015 (Aug 4). doi: 10.1002/jcph.604. [Epub ahead of print].
Slack MK, Warholak T, Murphy JE. Writing a research proposal:  A workshop course developed for PharmD students. Pharmacy Educ. 2015;15(1):10-17.
Murphy JE. Practice-readiness of U.S. pharmacy graduates to provide direct patient care. Pharmacotherapy. 2015;35:1091-5.
Murphy JE. The visible ingredient. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2014;71:1395-403. DOI 10.2146/ajhp140319. (Harvey A.K. Whitney Award Lecture)
Murphy JE. Basic and Applied Pharmacokinetics Self Assessment. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Bethesda, 2014.
Murphy JE (ed). Resident survival guide. American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Lenexa, 2011.
English DE, Murphy JE. Hospital or health-system pharmacy. In: Soric MM. Maximize Your Rotation: ASHP’s Student Guide to IPPEs, APPEs, and Beyond. American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.; 2013:143-58.
Ragucci KR, O'Bryant CL, Campbell KB, Buck ML, Dager WE, Donovan JL, Emerson K, Gubbins PL, Haight RJ, Jackevicius C, Murphy JE, Prohaska E. The need for PGY2-trained clinical pharmacy specialists. Article first published online: 18 Apr 2014. DOI: 10.1002/phar.1430.
Hines LE, Malone DC, Murphy JE. Recommendations for generating, evaluating, and implementing drug-drug interaction evidence. Pharmacotherapy. 2012;32(4):304-13.

Hines L, Murphy JE. Potentially harmful drug-drug interactions in the elderly: A review. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2011;9(6):364-77.
Originally posted: September 9, 2013
Last updated: January 18, 2018
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