In his role as Deputy Director, Mid-States Region, Stephen Murphy, J.D., focuses on public health data access and data sharing. Prior to coming to the Network, Stephen was an attorney for the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) concentrating on public health data privacy and public health law. During his time at CDPH, Stephen was the City of Chicago HIPAA Privacy Officer and served on the department’s institutional review board.
Stephen has a law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in economics and Spanish from University College Dublin, Ireland. Following law school, Stephen completed a judicial clerkship at the Circuit Court of Illinois, Cook County Circuit. He is licensed to practice law in California and Illinois and is a native of Ireland.