Megan Murray is an epidemiologist and an infectious disease physician, with over 25 years of experience in management of TB programs and TB epidemiology and is the director of the Research Core. Dr. Murray is a Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Director of Research at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of Global Health Equity and its sister organization, Partners In Health. She is also an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health where she leads a research team which conducts multidisciplinary research on MDR and XDR TB involving conventional and molecular epidemiology, cost-effectiveness and mathematical modeling, outcomes and operations research, and genomic epidemiology. She has conducted field studies in South Africa, Russia, Peru, the US, and Rwanda and has previously worked in Kenya, Niger and Pakistan. Dr. Murray serves as an editor for PLoS Medicine and for the European Journal of Epidemiology. She is a member of WHO’s TB-STAG, the Stop TB MDR Working Group, and WHO Global XDR-TB Task Force. She has also served on numerous other committees including the Harvard University Human Subjects Committee, the University’s Pandemic Flu Advisory Committee, the Institute of Medicine committee on Gulf War and Infectious Diseases and NIH study sections.
Bridging science and policy decision-making.