Malia Murphy, PhD

Senior Clinical Research Associate

 Malia graduated with a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology from Queen’s University in 2015. Her graduate research was focused on women’s cardiovascular health after pregnancy and involved characterizing markers of vasculo-endothelial health and function after pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia. Malia completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Kingston Health Science Research Centre where she was actively involved in the Postpartum Maternal Health Clinic; a clinic designed to support cardiovascular screening and education of women who have experienced hypertensive or metabolic complications in pregnancy. 
Malia joined the OMNI Research Group in April 2019. Before joining the OMNI team, Malia was the Academic Program Lead for The Ottawa Hospital mHealth Lab where she managed several maternal-child big data and global health innovation projects funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Her academic interests are in knowledge translation and patient engagement.