Department of Pharmacy Practice

Julie A. Murphy, PharmD, BCPS, FASHP, FCCP

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Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences



  • Doctor of Pharmacy, The University of Toledo
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with Honors, The University of Toledo

Scope of Practice and Curriculum

Internal Medicine

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, The University of Toledo College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Toledo, OH
  • Clinical Pharmacist, The University of Toledo Medical Center

Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  1. Pearce EF, Murphy JA. Vortioxetine for the treatment of depression. Ann Pharmacother 2014 (in press).
  2. Murphy JA, Doughty YA, Mangan MN. Drugs in context: liraglutide for the treatment of obesity. Formulary watch March 2014:
  3. Crannage AJ, Pitlick JM, Drew, AM, Rippelmeyer LM, Murphy JA. Evaluation of focused teaching during advanced pharmacy practice experiences. (Abstract) Pharmacotherapy 2013; 33: e198.
  4. Peeters MJ and Murphy JA. Describing pharmacy residents' cognitive abilities. (Abstract) Pharmacotherapy 2013; 33: e197.
  5. Pitlick JM, Crannage AJ, Drew AM, Murphy JA. Development of assessments for use on advanced pharmacy practice experiences. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning 2013;5:431-7.
  6. Van Berkel MA, Crannage AJ, Murphy JA. Evaluation of education on the appropriate use of vitamin K in warfarin reversal in adult inpatients. Hosp Pharm 2013;48(8):662-7.
  7. Grice GR, Gattas NM, Sailors, J, Murphy JA, Tiemeier A, Hurd,P, Prosser T, Berry T, Duncan W. Health literacy: Use of the Four Habits Model to improve student pharmacists’ communication.Patient Educ Couns 2013;90:23-8.
  8. Hennessey EK, Crannage AJ, Abu-Shanab JR, Korobey MJ, Murphy JA. Evaluation of a pharmacy-driven erythropoiesis-stimulating agent utilization program. (Abstract) Pharmacotherapy 2012; 32: e180.
  9. Riney EA, Crannage AJ, Hasan N, Tanner RM, Murphy JA. The impact of a training program on pharmacists’ comfort with pediatric pharmacy concepts and basic pediatric knowledge. (Abstract) Pharmacotherapy 2012; 32: e228.
  10. Hurd PD, Murphy JA, Berry TM, Tiemeier AM, Grice G, Prosser TR, Gattas N, Sailors J, Duncan W. Health Literacy Education: Demographic Factors Affecting Student Pharmacist Self-Assessment of Health Literacy Skills. (Abstract) AJPE 2012;76(5):Article 99 (p 60).
  11. Murphy JA. How seizure medications work. The Missouri and Kansas Epilepsy Review June 2012; 2(1):
  12. Rathbun RC, Hester EK, Arnold LM, Chung AM, Dunn SP, Harinstein LM, Leber M, Murphy JA, Schonder KS, Wilhelm SM, Smilie KB. Importance of direct patient care in advance pharmacy practice experiences. Pharmacotherapy 2012; 32(4): e88-97.
  13. Harris, JA, Murphy JA. Retigabine as add-on therapy for partial-onset seizures: an update for clinicians. Ther Adv Chronic Dis 2011;2:371-6.
  14. Korobey MJ, Crannage AJ, Murphy JA, Jensen JM, Hipsky BJ. Pharmacy department commitment to a multidisciplinary stroke response team. (Abstract) Pharmacotherapy 2011; 31: 314-5e.
  15. Crannage AJ, Murphy JA. Evaluation of the implementation of an anticoagulation management protocol at a community hospital. J Pharm Pract August 2011;24(4):404-408.
  16. Murphy JA, Burke JM. Developing well-constructed cases. ACCP Teaching and Learning Academy Newsletter. July 2011;4(1):1-2.
  17. Crannage AJ, Pitlick J, Drew AM, Gebhart LM, Murphy JA. Development of assessments for use on advanced pharmacy practice experiences. (Abstract) AJPE 2011; 75 (5): Article ajpe 105 (p 48).
  18. Hurd PD, Tiemeier AM, Berry TM, Grice G, Prosser TR, Gattas N, Murphy JA, Reeds R, Sailors J, Duncan W. Health literacy education: changes in pharmacy student abilities over two years. (Abstract) AJPE 2011; 75 (5): Article ajpe 105 (pp 52-3).
  19. Grice G, Tiemeier AM, Berry TM, Prosser TR, Sailors J, Gattas N, Hurd PD, Murphy JA, Reeds R, Duncan W. Successful integration of health literacy into an introductory pharmacy practice experience course. (Abstract) AJPE 2011; 75 (5): Article ajpe 105 (p 14).
  20. Crannage AJ, Drew AM, Pritchard LM, Murphy JA. Managing the residency scramble (letter). Am J Health Syst Pharm 2011;68:110-4.
  21. Murphy JA, Harris JA, Crannage AJ. Potential short-term use of oral cladribine in treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 2010;6:619-25.
  22. Harris JA, Murphy JA. Lacosamide and epilepsy. CNS Neurosci Ther 2010 (Oct 15); doi: 10.1111/j.1755-5949.2010.00198.x.
  23. Gleason TE, Murphy JA. An assessment of the compliance with standards of care for erythropoiesis-stimulating agents. (Abstract) Pharmacotherapy 2010;30(10):367e.
  24. Hurd PD, Berry TM, Tiemeier AM, Reeds R, Prosser TR, Grice G, Gattas NM, Murphy JA, Rattine-Flaherty E, Sailors J, Duncan W. Health literacy: assessment of the skills and attitudes of student pharmacists using a web-based questionnaire. (Abstract) AJPE 2010; 74 (5): Article 96 (p 65).
  25. Murphy JA, Tiemeier AM, Berry TM, Hurd PD, Gattas NM, Prosser TR, Grice G, Rattine-Flaherty E, Reeds R, Sailors J, Duncan W. Health literacy: use of the four habits model to improve communication. (Abstract) AJPE 2010; 74 (5): Article 96 (p 65).
  26. Harris JA, Murphy JA. Lacosamide: an adjunctive agent for partial-onset seizures and potential therapy for neuropathic pain. Ann Pharmacother 2009;43:1809-17.
  27. Crannage AJ, Murphy JA. Investigation of the implementation of an anticoagulation protocol. (Abstract) Pharmacotherapy 2009;29(10):219e.
  28. Longo B, Forinash AB, Murphy JA. Levetiracetam use in pregnancy. Ann Pharmacother 2009;43:1692-5.
  29. Pitlick JM, Crannage AJ, Murphy JA. Use of low-molecular-weight heparin for the treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer: a review of the literature. J Pharm Technol 2009;25:244-9.
  30. Brooks TWA, Murphy JA. Measuring the impact of group tutoring sessions on student performance in a therapeutics course. (Abstract) AJPE 2009;73(4):Article 57(p.51).
  31. Hardesty J, Murphy JA. Using a personality questionnaire to improve student learning and communication in the experiential setting. (Abstract) AJPE 2009;73(4):Article 57(p.60).
  32. Tiemeier AT, Stacy ZA, Burke JM, Murphy JA, Finnegan PM. Comparison of student performance in three cognitive levels across therapeutics courses. (Abstract) AJPE 2009;73(4):Article 57(p.40).
  33. Farley BE, Murphy JA. Acne Vulgaris. In: Mengel M, Schweihert P, eds. Family Medicine: Ambulatory Care and Prevention. 5th(p. 60)

Recent Awards

  • Mentor of the Year, American College of Clinical Pharmacy Adult Medicine PRN (2012)
  • Fellow, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (2012)
  • Fellow, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2012)
  • Faculty Teacher of the Year, Mercy Family Medicine Residency Program (2011)
  • Pharmacist of the Year, Missouri Society of Health-System Pharmacists (2009)
  • Best Practice Award, Missouri Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation (2009)


  • Faculty Delegate, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • Faculty Liaison, American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Last Updated: 6/9/16