John B. Murphy Professor of Medicine, Professor of Family Medicine

John B. Murphy, MD, is associate director of the division of geriatrics in the department of medicine at Rhode Island Hospital and director of graduate medical education at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Bradley Hospital.

Murphy is also director of the geriatric medicine fellowship at Rhode Island Hospital and a professor of medicine and family medicine at Brown Medical School. He was the Brown family medicine residency director and collaborated with the American Academy of Family Physicians to enhance family practice training nationwide.

Murphy has also helped create and implement a curriculum in geriatrics for primary care residencies throughout the United States, and has worked to develop postgraduate primary care training programs in China, Jordan and Russia.

Brown Affiliations

research overview

Dr. Murphy studies preventive health interventions, and metrics for functional status in older populations, and has collaborated with the American Academy of Family Physicians to enhance family practice training nationwide. Murphy helped create and implement a curriculum in geriatrics for primary care residencies throughout the United States, and has worked to develop postgraduate primary care training programs in China, Jordan and Russia.