Dr. Murphy Appointed to Pennsylvania State Board
Gov. Tom Wolf has appointed Dr. Patrick M. Murphy to the State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.
Dr. Murphy was confirmed unanimously by the Pennsylvania Senate Wednesday, Oct. 23. He was recommended for the position by state Sen. Steve Santarsiero.
Dr. Murphy is a private practice audiologist and owner of Murphy Heari8ng Services in Doylestown since 1987.
He obtained his Doctorate in Audiology from A.T. Still University in 2016, Master in Education in Audiology from the University of Virginia in 1987, Bachelor of Science from Frostburg State University in 1980, and Certificate in Law Enforcement from Allegany Community College in 1977.
Dr. Murphy will donate all stipends from this appointment to the many charities listed on his practice website.
A resident of Richland from 2000 to 2015, he served on the Richland Township Water Authority from June 2002 to December 2003 and was the only official to refuse payment for his work.
Gov. Edward G. Rendell appointed Dr. Murphy as the Emergency Management Coordinator for Richland Township in 2003.
The State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology regulates the practice and licensure of persons offering speech-language and hearing services in Pennsylvania.