Editor Profile

Barbara A. Murphy, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Watch Oncology and Hematology Board

Barbara A. Murphy, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology and Director of the Pain and Symptom Management Program at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Dr. Murphy has been writing for NEJM Journal Watch Oncology and Hematology since 2007.


Consultant / Advisory board

Bristol-Myers Squibb; MedImmune

Speaker's bureau

Amgen; Bristol-Myers Squibb

Grant / Research support


Editorial boards

Journal of Supportive Oncology

Leadership positions in professional societies

Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (Chair for Head and Neck Cancer)

Summaries by Barbara Murphy