Sean Murphy, PhD
Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences, Weill Cornell Medical College; Co-Director of the Methodology Core; Director of the Consultation Service for the Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorders, HCV, and HIV (CHERISH)
Dr. Sean Murphy is an Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is a health economist/econometrician by training and his primary area of expertise pertains to the management of substance use disorders and related conditions. Dr. Murphy is a leading expert in comparative economic and effectiveness evaluations of substance use disorder interventions alongside clinical trials and cohort studies in multiple settings, including criminal justice, primary care, substance use treatment, and harm reduction facilities. He is well versed in 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 Disorders, HCV, and HIV (CHERISH). He served as a Program Reviewer and an Appeals Board member for SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices and is deeply involved in the NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) initiative, through multiple NIDA CTN and Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) studies, as well as the HEALing Communities Study.