Dr. Murray received his BA degree from Cornell University and his MD from Cornell University Medical College. He trained in Internal Medicine at The New York Hospital, where he was also Chief Resident, and at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He obtained clinical infectious diseases training at George Washington University School of Medicine and post-doctoral research training in immunology at Rockefeller University. In 1979, Dr. Murray returned to the Division of Infectious Diseases at Weill Cornell Medical College where he established his research laboratory in experimental visceral leishmaniasis and host defense which has now been supported by NIH for nearly 30 years, and he was also Division Chief (1983-1995). He established Cornell's NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Group and the Cornell Clinical Trials Unit, and was Associate Chairman for Clinical Research in the Department of Medicine (1995-2007). Dr. Murray established and directs the Arthur Ashe AIDS Endowment, co-chairs the Department's Quality Assurance Committee and formerly co-directed the Kala-Azar Medical Research Center in India. He is editor of Tropimed-U.S., a travel medicine web site, and attends on the Infectious Diseases clinical service and at Cornell's Travel Medicine Clinic.