Dr. Murphy remains Western Connecticut Health Network’s President and Chief Executive Officer, a role in which he establishes the vision, strategy and priorities as the organization continues to grow in size, scope and capability.
Dr. Murphy graduated summa cum laude, with a bachelor’s degree in Biology, from Fordham University. He attended UMDNJ, Rutgers Medical School, before completing his internship in Internal Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and his residency in Neurology at the UMDNJ hospital system, where he was named Chief Resident. Dr. Murphy joined Associated Neurologists in Danbury in 1989 where he practiced clinical neurology and was involved in clinical research and medical education for over two decades. Over the years, Murphy has received many honors, including the Melville G. Magida award from the Fairfield County Medical Association. He is frequently listed among the “Best Doctors” in metropolitan New York and Connecticut as well as the “Best Doctors” in America. He was named the Entrepreneur of the Year by Western Connecticut State University in 2011.