Dr. Diane Murphy
Dr. Diane Murphy
Marymount University

Dr. Diane Murphy is a Professor of Information Management at Marymount University in Arlington, VA. Marymount is a designated NSA/DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAE/IAE) and is a member of the NSF CyberCorp Scholarship for Service (SFS) community. Dr. Murphy is a Principal Investigator on the NSF award and is the Project Director for Marymount’s undergraduate and graduate cybersecurity programs.

Dr. Murphy holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of Wales. She also holds a MS in Library Science and a PhD in Information Science from the University of Sheffield, England. Dr. Murphy began her career in the European pharmaceutical industry and was an early leader in chemical informatics, using technology to predict the biological and toxicological effects of chemicals.

In the 1980s and 1990s, Dr. Murphy was a serial entrepreneur founding and operating two US companies (one in software development and one in corporate training), as well as a not-for-profit to help young entrepreneurs succeed in their initial technology business ventures.

In 2002, Dr. Murphy joined Marymount University as an assistant professor for information management and is currently Chair of the Information Technology and Management Science department. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, her research interests include data science, particularly in health care, and cybersecurity, including privacy and security in the supply chain.

She is also active in the promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, including the award of STEM scholarships at the University. One of her primary interests is the inclusion of women, minorities, and veterans in STEM careers, including cybersecurity.

Speaking Schedule
Wednesday, September 18, 11:55-12:45pm - Cybersecurity Competitions in the Healthcare Environment