Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy, PhD

Associate Professor, Population Health Sciences, Weill Cornell Medical College

Sean M. Murphy, PhD, is Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Murphy is a health economist/econometrician by training, and a leading expert in comparative economic and effectiveness methods for evaluations conducted alongside clinical trials of interventions for substance use disorders and related conditions. His work also includes claims-based analyses, and evaluating determinants of treatment access, outcomes, misclassification, and adverse effects associated with substance use. Dr. Murphy is Co-Director of the Methodology Core, and Director of the Consultation Service for the Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV (CHERISH), a NIDA-funded National Center of Excellence. He served as a Program Reviewer and an Appeals Board member for SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, and has worked on projects funded by numerous institutes at the NIH, CDC, Washington State AGO, Pennsylvania DOH, New York City DOHMH, and is deeply involved in the NIH HEAL initiative, through multiple NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN) and JCOIN studies, as well as the HEALing Communities Study.