Laura Murray

DO, DABAM, Executive Medical Director and Vice President of Medical Affairs

Years with Merakey

"It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject: the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to the enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual." - Sir Alexander Fleming

Dr. Laura Murray is the Executive Medical Director and VP of Medical Affairs. In this role, Dr. Murray oversees all medical policy and operations for Merakey and serves as the Chair of the Medical Committee.

Dr. Murray started her career at Merakey in 2006 as a Program Physician at Parkside Recovery. She was promoted to Chief Medical Officer for Addiction Services and then Chief Medical Officer for Adult Behavioral Health where she worked with executive leadership to promote innovative care solutions using a patient centered, whole person approach to treatment. Most recently, Dr. Murray has served as Merakey’s chief medical expert, guiding the organization’s response to COVID -19.

Dr. Murray is a Family Medicine physician who is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine. She is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her Family Medicine residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Philadelphia in conjunction with PCOM.