Murphy is executive vice president and chief legal officer, Operations for Hackensack Meridian Health. She has played an integral role in some of the network’s most significant endeavors, and amid a global pandemic that upended the health care industry over the past 17 months.
Murphy joined Hackensack years before the merger with Meridian Health, starting in 1992 as associate counsel and director of risk management for Hackensack University Medical Center in its namesake city. She rose up to executive vice president and chief legal officer at the medical center and Hackensack University Health Network.
With decades as a both an attorney and a nurse, it’s no wonder she was named NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year for Healthcare, and is a recipient of a Best 50 Women in Business award. She has also been honored by the New Jersey Law Journal as In-House Counsel of the Year.