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About Henry Wilke Murray, M.D.
Dr. Murray received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College in 1972, and trained in Internal Medicine at New York Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital and in Infectious Diseases at George Washington University School of Medicine and the Rockefeller University. In 1979, Dr. Murray joined the Division of Infectious Diseases at Weill Cornell, was Division Chief (1983-1995) and is now the Arthur R. Ashe Professor of Medicine. In 1980, Dr. Murray helped to found Weill Cornell’s Travel Clinic where he has seen travelers for more than 30 years. He has a particular interest in Travel Medicine and parasitic infections. Dr. Murray has authored nearly 300 publications, and is editor of Tropimed-U.S. (a travel medicine website).
Dr. Murray received his BA degree from Cornell University and his MD from Cornell University Medical College. He trained in Internal Medicine at The New York Hospital, where he was also Chief Resident, and at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He obtained clinical infectious diseases training at George Washington University School of Medicine and post-doctoral research training in immunology at Rockefeller University. In 1979, Dr. Murray returned to the Division of Infectious Diseases at Weill Cornell Medical College where he established his research laboratory in experimental visceral leishmaniasis and host defense which has now been supported by NIH for nearly 30 years, and he was also Division Chief (1983-1995). He established Cornell's NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Group and the Cornell Clinical Trials Unit, and was Associate Chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Medicine (1995-2007). Dr. Murray established and directs the Arthur Ashe AIDS Endowment, co-chairs the Department's Quality Assurance Committee and formerly co-directed the Kala-Azar Medical Research Center in India. He is editor of Tropimed-U.S., a travel medicine web site, and attends on the Infectious Diseases clinical service and at Cornell's Travel Medicine Clinic.
1981 Rockefeller Foundation Career Development Award
1983 Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
1984 American Society for Clinical Investigation
1989 Squibb Award for Outstanding Achievement, Infectious Diseases Society of America
1992 NIH AIDS Program Advisory Committee
1994 Association of American Physicians
1995 Associate Chair (Clinical Research), Department of Medicine
2002 NIH Tropical Medicine and Parasitology Study Section
2005 Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. Professor of Medicine
2006 Chair, Quality Assurance Committee, Department of Medicine
M.D.Cornell University Medical College1972
Professor of MedicineWeill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Arthur R. Ashe Jr. Professor of MedicineWeill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
Attending PhysicianNewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
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