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Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

Division of Infectious Disease


Brian S. Murphy, M.D., MPH

E-mail: Brian S. Murphy, M.D.
Phone: 859-323-8178
Fax: 859-323-8926
Office: MN664- UKMC

Brian S. Murphy, M.D., MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UK Hospital

Medical School
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Infectious Diseases, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Interests
HIV/AIDS treatment
General Infectious Diseases

Research Interests
Vaccine discovery project against Yersinia Pestis

Current Grant Activity

Project Title: Ryan White Title III Program
Sponsor: HRSA
Role: Team Physician
Begin/end: 7/01/05 - ???
Project Title: Towards an improved plaque vaccine, identifying Yersinisa Pestis surface proteins that are recognized by convalescent human sera
Sponsor: SERCEB
Role: Primary Investigator
Begin/end: 07/01/05 - 06/30/06
Project Title: Detection of Microsporidium in stool from patients with Diarhea
Sponsor: USFDA
Role: Clinical Scientist
Begin/end: 7/01/05 - ???


1. Murphy B, Ribes J, Orlandi P. "Detection of Microsporidium from stool from patients with diarrhea in the U.S. and Haiti." American Society of Microbiology Annual Meeting 2005, Atlanta, Georgia.

2. Murphy B, Ribes J, Thornton A. "Infectious Diarrheal Diseases." APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology, 2nd Edition. Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. APIC; Washington, D.C: January 2005.

2. Murphy B, Rapp R. "MRSA Decolonization: Is it worth the headache?" Orthopedics. Accepted for publication 2005.

3. Murphy B, Thornton A, Gerard L. "Pneumonic Rhodococcus in Patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome: A Review of 5 Cases." IDSA Annual Meeting 2004, Boston, Massachusetts.

4. "Fever in the HIV patient." In Internal Medicine On-Call" (4th Ed.). Steve Haist, editor. McGraw-Hill: 2004.

5. "A Comparison Study of AIDS Awareness: India and Kentucky." (Unpublished) 1995-2002 with Leah J. Dickstein, MD, Anna Huang, MD, and Deepali G. Phatak, MD.

6. "Bronchodilator Response in Asthmatic Children with Primary Ciliary Dyskiniesia." (Unpublished) 2002 with Ronald Morton, MD & Nemr Eid, MD.

7. "HIV and TTP." Southern Society of General Internal Medicine 2003 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

8. "Pyoderma gangrenosum and cavitary pulmonary lesions." Southern Society of General Internal Medicine 2002 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.

9. "Pyoderma gangrenosum and cavitary pulmonary lesions." American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine 2001 Kentucky Chapter Scientific Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky.

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