John E. Murphy, PharmD
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 Guide, Basic 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