Karly Murphy ’11

Karly Murphy graduated from Hope College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in psychology. After her graduation from Hope College she worked as a volunteer research assistant at Grand Valley State University. She then moved across the country to the Pacific Northwest to start on her doctorate at Seattle Pacific University. She started as an undergraduate teaching assistant, and then became a clinical research assistant at the Fred Hutchinson Comprehensive Cancer Center. Murphy graduated with her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University. In 2017 she began working as a predoctoral intern in clinical psychology on behavioral medicine track at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center. Karly Murphy is now working as an NCI-funded postdoctoral fellow in cancer prevention and control at Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is passionate about research and finding answers to the world’s questions. We are proud of Karly Murphy and the impact she is making. 

Hope College is proud to honor Karly Murphy ’11 with the 2021 10 Under 10 Award. The “10 Under 10 Awards” honors emerging leaders who are making significant contributions by living out their callings; engaged in the local and global community through professional and/or volunteer involvement; and use their education to think about important issues with wisdom and clarity, communicate effectively to bridge boundaries that divide human communities and act as agents of hope living faithfully into their vocations. Designed for alumni who are within 10 years of graduation, they are presented by the Hope College Alumni Association. Make a nomination today!

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