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Ami Murphy, DOAssistant Professor

Department of Pathology
Deputy Medical Examiner, Galveston County
Phone: (409) 935-9274
FAX: (409) 935-8305
Email: acmurphy@utmb.edu

Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office
6607 Hwy 1764
Texas City, TX 77591

Ami Murphy, DO

BS Angelo State University,
San Angelo, TX
Mathematics 2000
MPH Florida State University,
Tallahassee, FL
Public Health 2005
DO University of North Texas Health Science Center – Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine,   2012
  University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX Anatomic Pathology Residency 2015
  Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, Houston, TX Forensic Pathology Fellowship 2016
  Certification Anatomic Pathology  
  Certification Forensic Pathology  
  Licensure State of Texas, Q8756 Exp: 08/31/2020
Photographer of the Year, University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology Residency Program 2015
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Pathology Residency Program 2013
University Fellowship Scholarship, Florida State University 2004, 2005

Texas Medical Association
Texas Society of Pathologists

Teaching/Lectures:

“Introduction to Forensics”, Hitchcock High School, April 2019

“Topics in Forensic Pathology”, Justice of the Peace/Law Enforcement Workshop, Longview, TX, August 2018

“Ethics in Forensic Pathology”, Lamar University, March 2017

“Forensics Cases”, American Osteopathic College of Pathologists Live Webinar Series, June 2016

“Serotonin Syndrome: Too Much of a Good Thing”, Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, 2013

“Forensic Pathology Workshop”, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council, 2013

Poster Presentations and Abstracts:

“Synthetic Cannabinoids and Mitragynine Abuse Presenting as Pseudo-diffuse Pulmonary Hemosiderosis”, poster presentation, Texas Society of Pathologists 2015 annual meeting

“Comparison of loop-mediated isothermal amplification, real-time PCR, and enzyme immunoassay methods for toxigenic Clostridium difficile detection”, poster presentation, Texas Society of Pathologists 2013 annual meeting.  Winner, second place overall

“Infantile Hemangioma”, poster presentation, University of North Texas Health Science Center – TCOM 2011 Research Appreciation Day.  Winner, first place in Children’s Health Research