Former Carilion Clinic CEO Edward Murphy passes away

Edward G. Murphy, former president and CEO of Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Va., passed away Oct. 15, after a battle with cancer.

Dr. Murphy served at the helm of the clinic from 2001 to 2011. Prior to 2001, he was executive vice president and COO of Carilion Clinic. He helped Carilion transition from a system of hospitals to a physician-led clinic and helped establish the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, also in Roanoke.

"Dr. Murphy will be missed by the many who worked with him, and his imprint on our community will be felt for generations to come," said current Carilion Clinic President and CEO Nancy Howell Agee and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine President and Founding Dean Cynda A. Johnson, in a statement.

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