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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 Department of Public Health, IL

Linda Rae Murray, MD, MPH, has spent her career serving the medically underserved. She has worked in a variety of settings including a Workers Clinic in Canada, Residency Director at Meharry Medical College, Bureau Chief for the Chicago Department of Health under Mayor Harold Washington. More recently Dr. Murray served as Medical Director of the federally funded health center, Winfield Moody, serving Cabrini Green Public Housing Project in Chicago. Dr. Murray served as Chief Medical Officer?Primary Care for the twenty three primary care and community health centers comprising the Ambulatory & Community Health Network of the Cook County Bureau of Health Services, one of the largest public health systems in the nation. Dr. Murray has been an active member of a wide range of local and national organizations including serving as a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), and the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Board of Directors of Trinity Health (a large Catholic Health system). Today she serves as the Chief Medical Officer for the Cook County Department of Public Health of the Cook County Health & Hospital System, the state certified public health agency for suburban Cook County. She practices as a general internist at one of the County?s south side community health centers, is an attending physician in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Stroger (Cook County) Hospital . Dr. Murray is an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois School of Public Health (Occupational & Environmental Health and the Health Policy & Administration Departments). She plays a leadership role in many organizations including NACCHO?s Health Equity & Social Justice Committee, and is the Chair of the Local Health Department National Coalition for Health Equity. Dr. Murray is also the President-Elect of the American Public Health Association. She has been a voice for social justice and health care as a basic human right for over forty years.


Date Time Title Track Session Type Location
Jul 15, 2010 8:00 AM-
9:45 AM
20/20 Public Health Vision: Prevention, Equity, Leadership Public Health Research General Session (105 minutes) TBD

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