Andrew W. Murphy, MD, was born and raised in Delaware County, Penn. He graduated in 1986 from Saint Joseph's University with a BS in Biology. After spending two years doing basic science research, he enrolled at Penn State University College of Medicine and graduated in 1992. He then completed his residency at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at Penn State University College of Medicine in 1995. Subsequently, he became a Fellow in Pediatric and Adult Allergy at the Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center of the University of Virginia. Prior to joining Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Dr. Murphy was in practice in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a faculty member in the Allergy Fellowship program of the Thomas Jefferson University / A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children where he plays an active role in educating medical students, residents and allergy fellows. He has numerous publications in scientific journals and is currently involved in research involving evaluation of drug reactions. Dr. Murphy is Board Certified in Allergy (1997-2007), recertified 2007-2017).
Dr. Murphy has assumed various leadership positions in the medical community. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (AAAAI) and a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology (ACAAI). He is a member of the Policy, Diagnostic and Therapeutics Committee and anaphylaxis subcommittee of the AAAAI as well as the Indoor Allergen Committee of the ACAAI. He has been on the Alumni Board of the Penn State University College of Medicine and served as its President-elect, President and Past President. He is a member of the Board of Regents of the Pennsylvania Allergy Association. He is the current president – elect (2011-20130 of the Philadelphia Allergy Society. He is a member representative for Allergy to the House of Delegates and the Specialty Leadership Cabinet of the Pennsylvania Medical Society (2010 – present).
Dr. Murphy resides in Chester County with his wife Karen and three sons. He has been known to "bleed blue and white" as an avid Penn State football fan.
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