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President and CEO, Sigma Health Consulting, LLC
Frances M. Murphy, M.D., M.P.H.
Frances Murphy, M.D., M.P.H., is President and CEO of Sigma Health Consulting, LLC, a woman-owned, veteran-owned small business providing health and technology consulting to the federal government. Dr. Murphy is a proud 2016 graduate of the Veterans Institute for Procurement (VIP) and continues to serve Veterans as a VIP instructor and mentor.
Dr. Murphy is a health care executive with extensive experience in managing, operating, and transforming large health care organizations. Dr. Murphy had a 20-year career working in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at both medical centers and in VA Central Office. She served as the Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health from 1999-2002, then as the Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Health Policy Coordination from 2002–2006. Dr. Murphy was a member of two National Academy of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Boards and four NASEM consensus committees, including the current Committee on the Reassessment of the Department of Veterans Affairs Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry. She is also a member of the NASEM’s human studies research Institutional Review Board. Dr. Murphy serves as a Director on the Board of DLH Corp, a publicly traded corporation providing technology solutions, health research, and advanced analytics to improve federal health and human services. Dr. Murphy chairs the DLH Management Resources and Compensation Committee.
Dr. Murphy is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, completing her service as a Major in the Medical Corps. Dr. Murphy is board certified in neurology and earned her M.D. at Georgetown University School of Medicine and her M.P.H. from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. She is the author of numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed scientific articles.