Marita K. Murrman, MS, EdD

Marita K. Murrman, Ed.D., M.S., is Professor Emerita of Sociomedical Sciences (SMS) at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Murrman is the former Director of the Mailman School of Public Health’s MPH Certificate Program in Health Promotion Research and Practice and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services funded Region II Public Health Training Center. In addition to teaching required courses in theories of health behavior change, community needs and assets assessments, and advanced intervention design, Dr. Murrman contributed to designing and evaluating programs for international public health and emergency preparedness programs throughout sub-Saharan Africa. For her contributions to faculty and students, Dr. Murrman received the Junior Faculty Mentoring Award and the Department of Sociomedical Sciences Student Mentoring and Advising Award in 2017.