Sean Patrick Murphy is Senior Vice President, Corporate General Counsel for Solaris Health System in Edison, New Jersey. He is also a Senior Fellow at Jefferson University's School of Population Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Murphy has spent his entire career in healthcare management and healthcare law, including three years as a commissioned officer (Captain) in the United States Air Force Medical Service Corps where he received the Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service. He frequently speaks and writes on matters of healthcare law and governance. In 1992 he was the inaugural recipient of the Edward J. Bloustein Award (17th President, Rutgers University) from the Rutgers University Alumni Association. He is also co-founder and co-owner of Mullaney's Harp & Fiddle, Pittsburgh's authentic "Irish Music Pub."
Murphy's ancestors hail from Counties Cork, Leitrim, Cavan and Offaly. He resides in Little Silver, New Jersey. He and his wife, Mary Kay, have three children: Sean Patrick, Catherine Jane and Aidan Paul.