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Edrie Lee Murphy

Edrie Lee Murphy, American laboratory administrator. Registered medical technologist. Charles H. Cooper scholar, 1975.


  • Murphy, Edrie Lee was born on December 4, 1953 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Melvin Arthur and Betty Lou (Wenholz) Timm.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology summa cum laude, Mankato State University, 1976. Master of Business Administration, University St. Thomas, 1984.


    • Medical technologist Children's Hospitals and Clinics, St. Paul, 1976-1981, chemistry supervisor, 1981-1985, laboratory manager, 1985-1995, director laboratory system Minneapolis, St. Paul's Campus, 1995-1999. Laboratory manager Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis, 2000—2007, laboratory director, since 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Registered medical technologist.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member of Minnesota Society Clinical Laboratory Management Association (secretary-treasurer Minnesota chapter 1994-1996, board directors 1996-1998, president-elect 1998—2000, president 2000-2002), American Society Clinical Laboratory Sciences (board member 2006-2008), Elan Vital Ski Club (vice president membership 1981-1982), Phi Kappa Phi.



    Photography, sailing, skiing, tennis, travel.


    • Married David Joseph Murphy, July 28, 1984. Children: Michael David, Scott Christopher.
    • father: Melvin Arthur Timm
    • mother: Betty Lou (Wenholz) Timm
    • spouse: David Joseph Murphy
    • children: Michael David Murphy
    • Scott Christopher Murphy
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    Born December 4, 1953
    (age 63)