Patrick R. Murray, PhD is Worldwide Director of Scientific Affairs at BD Diagnostic Systems. He has an esteemed career in academics and clinical practice, and has served as chief of the Clinical Microbiology Service in the Clinical Center Department of Laboratory Medicine, where he oversaw the clinical and research programs in Microbiology as well as postdoctoral training of PhD and MD microbiology and infectious disease fellows. He is an editor of the textbook Medical Microbiology, 7th Edition.
Dr. Murray received the NIH Clinical Center Director’s Award for Patient Care and the NIH Director’s Award for Clinical Research, as well as the ASM Founders Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Murray has also served as a professor and head of Clinical Microbiology at the University of Maryland Medical Center and as Professor in the Department of Medicine & Pathology at Washington University in Saint Louis. Among Dr. Murray’s professional affiliations is his work with the American Board of Medical Microbiology, where he has served in multiple leadership roles, including board chair.