Caroline E. Murphy, PhD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Caroline E. Murphy, PhD

Caroline E. Murphy, PhD

Contact Information

187 W. Schrock Rd.
Westerville, OH 43081 [ map ]
PH: (614) 355-8315


Caroline Murphy, PhD is a Clinical Child Psychologist at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Child Development Center and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University. She specializes in psychological assessment of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She has a specific interest in rural children's mental health and is leading an initiative to develop and expand telehealth services to increase access to and utilization of specialty care services for youth and families in underserved regions. Dr. Murphy is the primary preceptor for graduate student training at the Child Development Center, and is actively involved in medical education in the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics department. She provides assessment services in the Developmental Disabilities Clinic, Child Development Center, and Southeastern Ohio Interdisciplinary Assessment Team.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Multi-Modal Treatment and Assessment of ADHD
  • Clinical Child Psychology
  • Rural Behavioral Health
  • Telehealth
  • Assessment of Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Teacher Consultation
  • Interdisciplinary School-Based Mental Health

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Workforce, Access, and Feasibility Issues Affecting Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Effectiveness of School-Based Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions for Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Effectiveness of Telehealth Service Delivery for Youth and Families Affected by Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Education and Training

Undergraduate School

  • Otterbein College
    Date Completed: 06/05/2000


  • University of Florida Health Sciences
    Date Completed: 06/30/2005

Graduate School

  • Ohio University
    Date Completed: 07/05/2005


  • Psychology and Neuropsychology


  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/18/2008


  • Hamel-Lambert, J. M., & Murphy, C. E. 2009. Addressing culture while building the system: Leadership challenges in interprofessional, interagency rural health networks. In Leadership in rural health interprofessional education and practice. Edited by C. B. Royeen, G. M. Jensen, & R. Harvan. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • 2011 Recipient, Nationwide Children's Hospital Child Development Center Teaching Award
  • Member, American Psychological Association Division 53, Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • 2003 Recipient, William U. Snyder Memorial Scholarship, Ohio University
  • Member, American Psychological Association Division 33, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • 2000 Distinction Scholar, Otterbein College
  • 2005 Nominee, The Distinguished Student Practice Award, The Society of Clinical Psychology (APA, Division 12)
  • Member, Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies
  • Member, Ohio Psychological Association
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