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NACCHO Annual 2010 Banner Register Exhibit/Sponsor Home Attend
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Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH

Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH Chief Medical Officer
Cook County Departments of Public Health, IL

Dr. Murray was recently elected President of APHA. She also serves as the Chair of NACCHO's Workgroup for the LHD National Coalition for Health Equity. After completing her medical degree, Murray became a resident physician in internal medicine and occupational therapy at Cook County Hospital, where she remained until 1980. In 1981, she left for Bethany Hospital, also in Chicago, and in 1983, she became the medical director for the Manitoba Federation of Labour in Winnipeg, Canada. Murray returned to the United States in 1985 and began teaching at Meharry Medical College, and in 1987, she returned to Chicago to work with the Chicago Department of Health. By 1992, Murray was the medical director of the Near North Health Services Corporation, and after a series of other high-level positions, today Murray is the chief medical officer of Primary Care & Community Health: Ambulatory & Community Health Network of Cook County. Throughout her career of practicing medicine, Murray has also been a teacher, having taught internal medicine and midwifery, among other courses. She currently serves as the attending physician at the Woodlawn Health Center. Dr. Murray has also been active in the community, having been involved with dozens of groups and organizations over the years. From 1981 until 1983, Murray was a part of the First Congressional District of Illinois Health Task Force under Harold Washington, and she returned to that role from 1985 ? 1992 under Congressman Charles Hayes. She has also received many awards, including the Daniel Hale Williams Award from the cook County Physician's Association and the Distinguished Service in the Health Field Award form the National Association of Minority Medical Educators.


Date Time Title Track Session Type Location
Jul 15, 2010 1:15 PM-
2:45 PM
Taking Action on Fundamental Causes: Breaking the Boundaries Marketing to Improve Public Health Perception Sharing Session (90 minutes) Room 24

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