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Susan A.Murphy
Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute and professor of statistics and of computer science in the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Susan A. Murphy is a professor of statistics and of computer science and the Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute. A 2013 recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, she was previously the H. E. Robbins Distinguished University Professor of Statistics, a research professor at the Institute for Social Research, and a professor of psychiatry, all at the University of Michigan.

Murphy earned her BS from Louisiana State University and her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on analytic methods to design and evaluate medical treatments that adapt to individuals, including some that use mobile devices to deliver tailored interventions for drug addicts, smokers, and heart disease patients, among others. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and of the National Academy of Sciences.

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