Barbara E. Murray, MD

  • Director, Center for Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens, UTHealth
  • Division Director, Professor, Infectious Diseases, UTHealth
Barbara E. Murray, MD
713-500-6745
713-500-6766

Administrative Contact
  Lori Yi
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Biography

Dr. Murray is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in antibiotic resistance, enterococci, and bacterial pathogenesis, conducts NIH funded research, has served on a number of NIH committees, DSMBs and study sections, including as past Chair of the NIH Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, as well as on the FDA’s Anti-Infectives Advisory Committee; she has also served as a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry, to the European Food Safety Authority and to the EU’s Innovative Medicine’s Initiative. She been active in professional societies including serving as the chair of the Program Planning Committee of the American Society of Microbiology’s ICAAC meeting for 3 years; as an editor of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, a journal published by the American Society of Microbiology (10 year term); on the Program Committee of the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID); and as Secretary and/or Treasurer of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (6 years). She is a frequent visiting professor at other medical schools, a frequent invited speaker at national and international meetings and a contributor to UpToDate, Harrison’s Textbook of Internal Medicine, and Mandell’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. Dr. Murray is president of the Infectious Diseases Society of America in 2013-14.

Education

M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Fellowship
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA