Christopher J. Murray

Adjunct Professor, Health Services
Professor, Global Health


MD   Harvard University, 1991   (Medicine (MD))
DPhil   Oxford University (UK), 1987   (International Health Economics, International Studies)
BA   Harvard University, 1984   (Biology)

Contact Info


Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
2301 5th Avenue, Suite 600
Box 358210
Seattle, WA 98121

voice:   206-897-2815
fax:   206-897-2899

Health metrics and evaluation; mortality analysis and causes of death; life expectancy; health disparities; burden of disease assessment; injuries and risk factors; health economics; cost-effectiveness; health program evaluations; infectious disease epidemiology

SciVal Experts Profile

Ng M, Gakidou E, Murray CJ, Lim SS. A comparison of missing data procedures for addressing selection bias in HIV sentinel surveillance data. Popul Health Metr. 2013 Jul 24;11(1):12. doi: 10.1186/1478-7954-11-12.  PMID: 23883362    PMCID: PMC3724705

Olives C, Myerson R, Mokdad AH, Murray CJ, Lim SS. Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in United States counties, 2001-2009. PLoS One. 2013;8(4):e60308. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060308. Epub 2013 Apr 5.  PMID: 23577099    PMCID: PMC3618269

Verguet S, Lim SS, Murray CJ, Gakidou E, Salomon JA. Incorporating loss to follow-up in estimates of survival among HIV-infected individuals in sub-Saharan Africa enrolled in antiretroviral therapy programs. J Infect Dis. 2013 Jan 1;207(1):72-9. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jis635. Epub 2012 Oct 24.  PMID: 23100567

Straney LD, Lim SS, Murray CJ. Disentangling the effects of risk factors and clinical care on subnational variation in early neonatal mortality in the United States. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49399. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049399. Epub 2012 Nov 14.  PMID: 23166659    PMCID: PMC3498121

Murray CJ, Rosenfeld LC, Lim SS, Andrews KG, Foreman KJ, Haring D, Fullman N, Naghavi M, Lozano R, Lopez AD. Global malaria mortality between 1980 and 2010: a systematic analysis. Lancet. 2012 Feb 4;379(9814):413-31. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60034-8.  PMID: 22305225

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
PI:   Russell           Dates:    7/1/2015 - 6/30/2020

Cancer Consortium Competing Renewal 2015
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC)
PI:   Slattery           Dates:    1/1/2015 - 12/31/2019

Health metrics to identify gaps in the Culture of Health in US counties
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
PI:   Murray           Dates:    12/1/2014 - 5/31/2016

Analysis to understand and overcome the growing gap in US women’s life expectancies
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
PI:   Murray           Dates:    10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015

University of Washington Center for Demography and Economics of Aging
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
PI:   Murray           Dates:    8/1/2014 - 7/31/2019

Global Burden of Disease Up To Date
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
PI:   Murray           Dates:    1/1/2013 - 12/31/2017

Analysis of Global Enteric Multi-Center Study (GEMS) Consortium Sites
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
PI:   Mokdad           Dates:    5/1/2012 - 2/28/2013

Quantitative Analysis of Feasibility of Achieving Zero Preventable Child Deaths
PI:   Murray           Dates:    3/1/2012 - 5/31/2012

Disease Control Priorities Network
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
PI:   Murray           Dates:    1/1/2009 - 12/31/2016

Health Metrics Institute Proposal
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
PI:   Murray           Dates:    7/1/2007 - 6/30/2017