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Martin Joseph Murphy

Martin Joseph Murphy, American cancer research center executive. National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow, 1969-1970, Damon Runyon fellow, 1970-1971, Special fellow Leukemia Society of America, 1971, Pro American award Dayton Executive Club.


  • Murphy, Martin Joseph was born on December 29, 1942 in Colorado Springs. Son of Martin Joseph Senior and Gertrude F. (Heffting) Murphy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Regis College, 1964. Master of Science, New York University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1969.


    • Visiting fellow Institute de Pathologie Cellulaire, Paris, 1969-1971, Christie Hospital, Manchester, England, 1971-1972. Visiting fellow John Curtin School of Medical Research, Canberra, Australia, 1972-1974. Assistant professor School Medicine Cornell University, New York City.

      Director Bob Hipple Lab for Cancer Research, 1977-1985. Director hematology training program Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, 1978-1979. Professor School of Medicine Wright State University, Dayton, since 1984.

      President, Chief Executive Officer Hipple Cancer Research Center, 1985-1999. Chairman board directors AlphaMed Press, Inc., Dayton. Board directors Dayton Clinical Oncology Program.


    • Editor: In Vitro Aspects of Erythropoleis, 1978, Blood Cell Growth Factors: Their Biology and Clinical Applications, 1990, Blood Cell Growth Factors: Their Utility in Hematology and Oncology, 1991. Editor-in-chief International Journal Cell Cloning, 1982-1993, Stem Cells, since 1993. Executive editor The Oncologist.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Association of America Cancer Institute, American Society Hematology, American Society Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, International Society for Experimental Hematology, Dayton Area Cancer Association (trustee).





    • Married Ann A. Flesher, May 29, 1965. Children: Siobhan, Deirdre, Martin Joseph III, Sean, Brendan.
    • father: Martin Joseph Senior Murphy
    • mother: Gertrude F. (Heffting) Murphy
    • spouse: Ann A. Flesher
    • children: Siobhan Murphy
    • Deirdre Murphy
    • Martin Joseph III Murphy
    • Sean Murphy
    • Brendan Murphy
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    Born December 29, 1942
    (age 74)