Jeanne Murphy, PhD, CNM is a postdoctoral Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Research Group in the Division of Cancer Prevention. She comes to BGCRG with a PhD from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. She also completed a graduate certificate in Health Disparities and Health Inequality at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her dissertation was a randomized clinical trial of self-collected HPV testing and results counseling as an intervention to improve cervical cancer screening in a group of women living with HIV infection. In BGCRG she is working with mentors Mark Sherman, MD and Vikrant Sahasrabuddhe, MBBS, DrPH.
Dr. Murphy is also a practicing certified nurse-midwife with special interests in colposcopy and HIV, and has been a fellow of the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology since 1998. She has also practiced as a lactation consultant, and was first certified as a lactation consultant in 2003. She received a Master’s degree in midwifery at Yale University School of Nursing, and an A.B. in Comparative Literature from Brown University.
- Women's health
- HPV related cancers
- Risk perception