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2020 OFA Recipient Diane MurphyDiane Murphy

Professor of Information Management

Marymount University

Diane Murphy

In 2002, Dr. Diane R. Murphy joined Marymount University as a full-time professor. She teaches a variety of classes in advanced technologies for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral technology students, specifically motivating women, minorities and veterans in their careers. Her research interests include data science, health care informatics and cybersecurity, including detecting disinformation.

Dr. Murphy came to the U.S. in 1980 and worked on advanced projects for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). During the 1980s and 1990s, Dr. Murphy was a serial entrepreneur, founding two technology companies, as well as a not-for-profit to help young entrepreneurs succeed in their initial business ventures.

Murphy began her career in the European pharmaceutical industry and was an early leader in chemical informatics, using technology to predict the biological effects of chemicals. She holds a B.Sc. degree in chemistry and a Ph.D. in information science.

D. Murphy nomination packet

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