Dr. Murray has spent her career serving the medically under served.
She has worked in a variety of settings including practicing Occupational
Medicine at a Workers Clinic in Canada, Residency Director for Occupational
Medicine at Meharry Medical College, Bureau Chief for the Chicago Department
of Health under Mayor Harold Washington. More recently Dr. Murray served
as Medical Director of the federally funded health center, Winfield
Moody, serving Cabrini Green Public Housing Project in Chicago. Dr.
Murray has been an active member of a wide range of local and national
organizations including serving as a member of the Board of Scientific
Counselors for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
(ATSDR), and the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Institute
of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) .
Dr. Murray served as Chief Medical Officer - Primary Care for the twenty
three primary care and community health centers comprising the Ambulatory
& Community Health Network of the Cook County Bureau of Health Services.
The Cook County Bureau of Health is one of the nation's largest public
system of medical care and operates three hospitals, the public health
department for suburban Cook County, health services a County Jail and
the network of health Centers (ACHN) operated by the County. Today she
serves as the Chief Medical officer for the Cook County Department of
Public Health of the Cook County Bureau of Health Services, the state
certified public health agency for suburban Cook County. She practices
as a general internist at Woodlawn Health Center and is an attending
physician in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
at Cook County Hospital. She is plays a leadership role in many organizations
including serving on the Board of Trinity Health ( a large Catholic
Hospital System) , the national executive board of American Public Health
Association and serves on the board of the Chicago based Health and
Medicine Policy Research Group . She has been a voice for social justice
and health care as a basic human right for over forty years.