Laura K. Murray, PhD

Academic Rank

Assistant Professor

Department/Institute Affiliation(s)

Department of International Health

Faculty Member

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Bio:

An Assistant Professor in the Department of International Health, Center for Humanitarian Health. A clinical psychologist by training, she has expertise in children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Murray is highly trained in numerous evidence-based treatments, with a particular specialty in researching and treating trauma and grief. She is currently an expert trainer in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Dr. Murray has expertise in clinical manual adaptation, cross-cultural training, and the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices. Her research interests include the treatment of HIV-affected children who have experienced trauma and/or grief, assessment of mental and behavioral health, as well as training on, adapting and testing evidence-based mental health interventions in low-resource environments. Two current projects include working with NGOs and government ministries in Zambia to integrate mental health assessment and treatment into existing HIV-care infrastructures and evaluate their effectiveness, and in Cambodia on the implementation of an evidence-based treatment for trafficked youth.


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