Counseling & Community Psychology - School of Health & Human Services - St. Cloud State University

Community Psychology
B210 Education Building
St. Cloud State University
720 4th Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
(campus map)

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30
Phone: (320) 308-2160
Fax: (320) 308-3216
Email: ccp@stcloudstate.edu

Bob Murphy

Bob MurphyProfessor
Office B246 Education Building
(320) 308-2233
rjmurphy@stcloudstate.edu

EDUCATION

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine and Cardiovascular Health at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota,
1981-83.

Training and collaborative work in hypnosis, biofeedback and meditative techniques with Theodore X. Barber, Ph.D. Director of the Research Department of the Medfield Foundation, Medfield State Hospital, Medfield, Massachusetts, 1976.

Program evaluation training at the Regional Program Evaluation Institute conducted
by the Northwest Regional Education Laboratory, 1976.

Ph.D. in experimental and physiological psychology with an emphasis in psychopharmacology, evaluation design, data analysis, and computer science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1970.

B.S. with a major in psychology and a minor in philosophy, 1964.

LICENSURE

Licensed Psychologist (supervision, behavioral medicine, health psychology, intelligence testing, hypnosis, biofeedback, behavior analysis, behavior therapy, experimental methodology, and data analysis) by the State of Minnesota from 1976 through the present. License #LP0835.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Training, teaching research, and administration

Professor of Applied Psychology and Research Associate and Advisory Board Member of the Human Performance Laboratory.

Doctoral co-advisor status in the Department of Educational Policy and Administration and Doctoral Examining Committee status in the Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, University of Minnesota.

Codeveloper and former Coordinator of the Department's Behavior Analysis
Graduate program.

Former Coordinator of St. Cloud State University's Chemical Dependency Counselor Training Program.

Former Evaluator for the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Applied Science and Research Applications.

Former Chair of the St. Cloud State University's Department of Applied Psychology 1989-93.

Former Health Cost Containment and Wellness Promotion Consultant to the
Department of Employee Relations for the State of Minnesota.

Former National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Post-doctoral Fellow, Laboratory
of Physiological Hygiene, University of Minnesota.

Former Visiting Scholar in the School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.

Former Director of a National Institute of Mental Health Behavior Therapy
Assessment and Training Project, St. Cloud State University.

Former Director of Research and Evaluation for the College of Education, St. Cloud
State University.

Former United States Public Health Service Fellow and Research Assistant,
Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee.

Consulting

Current

Methodology and data analysis consultant for a nation-wide study evaluating HMO
market penetration and NIH funding patterns to medical schools which is being conducted by faculty of the Medical School/University of Minnesota.

Experimental design and data analysis consultant to the Institute for Athletic Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Psychological Services consultant to the Veterans Administration Medical Center,
St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Psychometric consultant to the National Wellness Institute, Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

Project design and data analysis consultant to the Staywell Health Management
Systems, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Evaluation and data analysis consultant to several Minnesota Health Care
Agencies.

Former

Behavior therapy and drug research consultant to several Minnesota State Hospitals.

Evaluation and data analysis consultant to the Health and Fitness Institute, Campbell
Soup Company, Camden, New Jersey.

Psychological services and psychotherapist for the Elk River Nursing Home, Elk River,
MN.

Data analysis consultant to the Minnesota Department of Human Services, St. Paul,
MN.

Corporate health promotion and health care cost containment consultant to Corporate
Health Management Network, New York, New York.

Health cost containment consultant to the Iowa State Department of Health, Des Moines, Iowa.

Health promotion and education consultant to the Minnesota State Department of
Health, Minneapolis, MN.

Health promotion assessment and evaluation consultant to Medronic Inc., Minneapolis
MN.

Health activities survey consultant to the Office of Student Affairs, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Survey design and data analysis consultant to Midwest Regional Office of General
Health, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Forensic psychology consultant to the law offices of Schneider, Beccue and Kallestad,
Willmar, Minnesota.

Organizational behavior management and program review consultant to the Minnesota Learning Center, Brainerd, Minnesota.

Survey methodology and data analysis consultant for the St. Cloud Human Rights
Commission, St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Education evaluation consultant to the Education Division of the State Department of
Corrections, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Evaluation consultant to the Center for Driver Education and Safety, St. Cloud,
Minnesota.

Program development, staff training, program evaluation, and behavior therapy
consultant for the Cambridge-Isanti Public Schools, Cambridge, Minnesota.

Psychological services and behavior therapy consultant for the State Reformatory
for Men, St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Biofeedback and data analysis consultant to the Alcohol and Chemical Addiction
Unit of the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Design and data analysis consultant to the Evaluation Unit of the St. Cloud Public
Schools, St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Advertising evaluator to the St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission, St. Cloud,
Minnesota.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Minnesota Health Promotion Network
Minnesota Health/Wellness Promotion and Aging Network
Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy
American Psychological Association
Minnesota Association for Behavior Analysis (Past President 1979-1980).
Sigma XI.

EDITORIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Editorial Advisor for Wellness Management.
Associate Editor for the American Journal of Health Promotion.

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY

Co-Authored Grants Received or Submitted

1999 Minor collaborator with Central Minnesota School District personnel in
authoring a field initiated psychometric research project - submitted to
the United States Department of Education.

1997-2002 Impotence in Solid Organ Transplant Patients - National
Institutes of Health - Approx. $275,000 (in submission).

1974 - 1975 Prison Environment Token Economy - Faculty Research Grant
$3,700 (funded)

1975 - 1976 Behavioral Engineering for the Profoundly
Retarded - Faculty Research Grant $2,600 (funded)

1975 - 1976 State of Minnesota Mental Health Research Grant Project
CX22 75 - 1, $8,200 (funded)

1975 - 1978 Federal Assistance for the Education of Handicapped
Children - Title ESEA Project 89-313, $104,000 (funded)

1978 - 1981 Educational Technology for the Severely Handicapped -
Title IV ESEA Project 93-380. $139,898 (funded)

1979 - 1982 ASSET: Adjusting the Service System to Evolving Therapies -
National Institute of Mental Health Project 1 - T24 MH 16059
$138,649 (funded)
Presentations

Murphy, R. Biofeedback as an adjunct to behavior therapy,. Invited presentation at the Minnesota Psychologists in Public Service meeting, Onamia, Minnesota, Spring 1974.

Murphy, R. & Doughty, N. Behavioral engineering in special education. Minnesota
Council on Exceptional Children meeting, Mankato, Minnesota, Fall 1975.

Doughty, N., Murphy, R., & Nunes, D. An applied behavior analysis program designed for multiple handicapped students in public school. Association on Mental Deficiency
North Central Region VIII meeting, Winnipeg, Canada, October 1976.

Doughty, N., Murphy, R., & Nunes, D. Automated instruction for children with severe and multiple handicapping conditions. American Association for the Education of the
Severely/Profoundly Handicapped meeting, Kansas City, Missouri, October 1976.

Murphy, R., Doughty, N., & Nunes, D. A multielement design for evaluation instructional activities with profoundly handicapped students. Midwestern Association
of Behavior Analysis meeting, Chicago, Illinois, May 1977.

Murphy, R., Nunes, D., & Hutchings-Ruprecht, M. The reduction of self-stimulation
in the profoundly retarded. American Psychological Association meeting, San Francisco, California, August, 1977.

Doughty, N., Murphy, R., & Nunes, D. Automated learning environments: A
systematic approach to the delivery of educational services to profoundly handicapped
students. American Association for the Education of the Severely/Profoundly Handicapped meeting, San Francisco, California, October 1977.

Nunes, D., Murphy, R., & Doughty, N. Determining reinforcer preferences for severely
and profoundly retarded children with an interlocking progressive-ratio schedule
of reinforcement. Midwestern Association for Behavior Analysis meeting, Chicago,
Illinois, May 1978.

Nunes, D., Murphy, R., & Ruprecht, M. Identifying least restrictive treatment
alternatives for reducing maladaptive behavior in institutional settings. Invited
presentation at the Minnesota Association for Behavior Analysis meeting, Minneapolis,
Minnesota, April 1978.

Doughty, N., Murphy, R., & Nunes, D. A comparison of several reinforcer scaling
procedures with the severely retarded. American Association for the Education
of the Severely/Profoundly Handicapped meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, October,
1978.

Chaired and served as a discussant for a symposium on the training of applied
behavior analysts at the Minnesota Association for Behavior Analysis meeting,
Brainerd, Minnesota, Fall 1978.

Boltuck, M., Peterson, T., & Murphy, R. What do employers want from undergraduate
psychology departments? American Psychological Association meeting, New York,
New York. September 1979.

Murphy, R. A behavior analysis skills workshop presented at the 6th annual meeting
of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Dearborn, Michigan, May, 1980.

Murphy, R. A behavior therapy workshop presented at the 14th annual meeting of
the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, New York, November, 1980.

Murphy, R., Steele, D., Thomas, D., & Wald, B. Quality control for the behavioral
community: Your opportunity to control the quality of behavior analysis in applied
treatment settings. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Association
for Behavior Analysis, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 1981.

Murphy, R. Member of a group that participated in an invited symposium entitled
"Model Guidelines for Utilizing Aversive or Restrictive Treatment Procedures."
Presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Milwaukee,
Wisconsin, May 1981.

Bernstein, G., Ziarnik, J., Murphy, R., & McKay, D. Training Behaviorists for the 80's.
Presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Advancement of
Behavior Therapy, Los Angeles, California, November 1982.

Murphy, R., Luepker, R., Folsom, A., Pirie, P., Jacobs, D., Taylor, H., Gillum, R.,
Prineas, R., & Blackburn, H. Education is related to coronary heart disease risk
factor levels. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Anaheim, California, August, 1983.

Kessel, J., Frerichs, J., Elias, W., & Murphy, R. A public health approach to worksite
health promotion. Presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the Society of Prospective
Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, October, 1983.

Murphy, R., Huset, R., & Bunker, A. Cost effectiveness of health programs. Presented
at the first Organizational Wellness Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, December,
1983.

Murphy, R. Cost effective health promotion: What it is and how to do it. Invited
presentation at a workshop entitled "Healthy Living in the World of Business",
Little Falls, Minnesota, April, 1984.

Murphy, R. Member of a panel invited to discuss the cost impact of health promotion.
Presented at a special meeting of the Minnesota Health Promotion Network, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May, 1984.

Murphy, R. Cost effectiveness of health promotion. A paper presented at the 9th
Annual Wellness Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July, 1984.

Murphy, R., Peterson, T., & Williams, R. Employee health promotion. A workshop
presented at the 9th Annual Wellness Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July,
1984.

Murphy, R. Employee health promotion: Its time has come. Featured presentation
to Governor and State Agency Heads during the opening ceremonies of the Iowa
health Awareness Program, Des Moines, Iowa, September, 1984.

Collaborated with personnel from area businesses, the University of Minnesota,
the Minnesota Department of Health and the Health Futures Institute in the development and delivery of a four-day technical seminar series. The seminar series covered worksite health promotion program issues, such as, program evaluation, finances, justification, participation and maintenance. Presented in Minneapolis, Minnesota, November - December, 1984.

Chaired a panel discussion focusing primarily on health cost containment issues.
The panel included members of the Midwest and New York Business Groups on
Health. Presented at the Wellness Strategies Conference in Trenton, New Jersey,
June, 1985.
Invited presenter at the Annual Army Medical Specialist Corps Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, March 18 - 21, 1985.

Murphy, R. Current controversial issues in corporation health promotion. A workshop
presented at the 1st Annual Wellness Strategies Conference, Trenton, New Jersey,
June, 1985.

Murphy, R. A critical look at claims of the paranormal. A paper presented at the
1st Annual Wellness Strategies Conference, Trenton, New Jersey June, 1985.

Murphy, R., Peterson, T., Elias, W., Showalter, S., & Foley, M. Current issues in
employee health promotion. A symposium presented at the 10th Annual
National Wellness Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July, 1985.

Murphy, R., & Peterson, T. Improving worksite health promotion program participation.
A workshop presented at the 10th Annual National Wellness Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July, 1985.

Murphy, R. & Opatz, J. Health fraud. A paper presented at a special meeting of
the Minnesota Affiliate of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of the Claims
of the Paranormal. Minneapolis, Minnesota, Spring, 1986.

Murphy, R. Health cost containment for the novice. A paper presented at the 11th
Annual National Wellness Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July, 1986.

Murphy, R. The health promotion program director as a counselor and salesperson.
A paper presented at the 11th Annual National Wellness Conference, Stevens Point,
Wisconsin, July, 1986.

Murphy, R., & Peterson, T. Corporate culture and organizational stress. A presentation
to the St. Cloud Area Personnel Association, St. Cloud, Minnesota, March, 1987.

Murphy, R., & Peterson, T. Working women and organizational stress. A presentation
to the Forum of Executive Women, St. Cloud, Minnesota, July, 1987.

Murphy, R., Elias, W., & McCoy, K. Corporate health promotion: Does it pay off?
A paper presented at the 12th Annual National Wellness Conference, Stevens Point,
Wisconsin, July, 1987.

Emmerling, D., Peterson, T., Murphy, R., & Jensen, M. Lifestyle assessment
questionnaire profile of subjects. A paper presented at the 12th Annual National
Wellness Conference. Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July,1987.

Murphy, R. Mystical states of consciousness and optimal spiritual wellness:
A psychological perspective. A paper presented at the 12th Annual National Wellness
Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July,1987.

Murphy, R., & Peterson, T. Help! This job is killing me: Personal and professional
stress management. A workshop presented at the Continuing Education Meeting of the St. Cloud Area Personnel Association, St. Cloud, Minnesota, October, 1987.

Metcalf, L., Murphy, R., Jones, J., Cerner, B., & Macleod, B. Reaching the non-participant: Influencing behavior and motivating change. A panel discussion presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Association for Fitness and Business, St. Louis, Missouri, October, 1987.

Murphy, R., Peterson, T., Jensen, M., & Emmerling, D. Ten years of normative data
on the lifestyle assessment questionnaire. A paper presented at the 13th Annual
National Wellness Conference. Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July, 1988.

Peterson, T., Murphy, R., Jensen, M., & Emmerling, D. Using normative data in interpreting the lifestyle assessment questionnaire. A paper presented at the 13th
Annual National Wellness Conference. Stevens Point, Wisconsin, July, 1988.

Murphy, R. Member of a panel invited to discuss competency training and quality assurance issues for graduate training programs in psychology. Annual meeting of the Council of Applied Masters Programs in Psychology, Norman, Oklahoma, June, 1990.

Murphy, R. & Chapman, L. The place of spiritual wellness in the wellness movement.
An invited presentation at the Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, February, 1991.

Murphy, R. Behavior contracting for wellness. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting
of the American Association for Counseling and Development. Reno, Nevada, April, 1991.

Jensen, M., Peterson, T., Murphy, R., Preble, J., & Smaby, M. Prevention
programming and moral development: Matching content to stage. Presented at the Annual Convention of the American Association for Counseling and Development. Baltimore, Maryland, March, 1992.

Murphy, R. & Elias, W. Pleasure principle wellness program evaluation. Presented at the Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, February, 1993.

Prondzinski, J., Litman, T., McWilliams, D., Murphy, S., & Murphy, R. Occupational Stress in non-supervisory paramedics. Presented at the Annual American Journal of Health Promotion Conference. Colorado Springs, Colorado, February, 1994. Abstract published in The American Journal of Health Promotion. 8(5), 386.

Carlson, K., Murphy, S., Jensen, M., Street, G., Palmer, J., Robinson, D., & Murphy, R.
The use of behavioral contracting to increase exercise activity in female college
students. Presented at the Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference. Orlando, Florida, March, 1995. Abstract published in The American Journal of Health Promotion. 9(5), 391.

Panel discussion on behavioral approaches to improving physical fitness. Annual Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference. Orlando, FL., March, 1995.

Self, M., Murphy, R., Marcattilio, A. , Jensen, M., & Gasparotto, G. Increasing and
maintaining adherence to a diabetic diet. Presented at the Annual Art and Science
of Health Promotion Conference. Colorado Springs, Colorado, February, 1996. Abstract published in The American Journal of Health Promotion. 10(5), 407-408.

Zirkle, D., Jensen, M., Collins-Marotte, J., & Murphy, R. Dual Relationships in
Adolescent Treatment: Professional vs. Paraprofessional views.
Presented at the World Conference of the American Counseling Association,
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, April, 1996.

Petrangelo, G., Osendorf, F., & Murphy, R. The MMPI, the 16 PF and the Myers Briggs as predictors of success as a chemical dependency counselor. Presented at the International Coalition of Addiction Studies Educators Conference, Denver, Colorado, May, 1996.

Gasparotto, G., Hansen, J., & Murphy, R. Performance and Preference for Competition, Cooperation and Individual Responding as a function of Group Member Choice. Presented at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Assoication for Behavior Analysis, San Francisco, California, May, 1996.

Osendorf, F., Petrangelo, G. & Murphy, R. How to Screen Applicants to a Chemical
Dependent Training Program. Presented at the 27th Annual Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October, 1996.

Managing Chemically Dependent Behavior. Presented to members of the Alnwick District Council. Alnwick, England, Spring, 1997.

Co-authored a presentation entitled, "Factors influencing Annual Health Care Costs of Yankton Sioux Type 2 Diabetic Patients." Presented at the University of Minnesota's Health Care Management Department's research colloquium, Minneapolis, MN., June, 1998.

Presented a colloquium on reading interpreting, and designing medical research. Presented at VA Medical Center, St. Paul, MN. Fall, 1999.

Publications

Calhoun, W. & Murphy, R. (1966). Pre-and post-trial stimulation: effects on
retention. Psychonomic Science, 11 (5), 435-436.

Calhoun, W. & Murphy, R. (1969). Active and passive avoidance conditioning: A direct
comparison. Psychonomic Science, 17 (3), 176-177.

Rosenthal, G., Murphy, R., & Mertens, G. (1973). Better living through behaviorism:
Love it and live it. Lexington, Massachusetts: Xerox Publishing.

Murphy, R. & Doughty, N. (1977). Communication, Journal of Applied Behavior
Analysis, 10, 120.

Murphy, R. & Doughty, N. (1977). Establishment of controlled arm movements in
profoundly retarded students using response contingent vibratory stimulation.
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 82, (2), 212-216.

Murphy, R., Nunes, D., & Hutchings- Ruprecht, M. (1977). Reduction of stereotyped
behavior in profoundly retarded individuals. American Journal of Mental
Deficiency, 82 (3), 238-245.

Nunes, D., Murphy, R., & Ruprecht, M. (1977). Reducing self-injurious behavior
of severely retarded individuals through withdrawal of reinforcement
procedures. Behavior Modification. 1, 499-516.

Murphy, R., Doughty, N., & Nunes, D. (1979). Multielement designs: An alternative
to reversal and multiple baseline evaluation strategies. Mental Retardation,
17, 23 - 27.

Murphy, R., Ruprecht, M., Biaggio, P., & Nunes, D. (1979). The use of mild punishment
in combination with reinforcement of alternate behaviors to reduce the self- injurious behaviors of a profoundly retarded individual. AAESPH Review,
4 (2), 187-195.

Murphy, R., Ruprecht, M., & Nunes, D. (1979). Elimination of self-injurious behavior in
a profoundly retarded adolescent using intermittent timeout, restraint, and
blindfold procedures. AAESPH Review, 4 (4), 334-345.

Boltuck, M., Peterson, T., & Murphy, R. (1980). Preparing undergraduate psychology
majors for employment in the human services delivery system. Teaching of
Psychology, 7 (2), 75-78.

Fielding, L., Murphy, R., Regan, M., & Peterson, T. (1980). Drug and behavioral assessment to prevent excessive utilization of major tranquilizers with the
mentally retarded. Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 31 (11), 771-773.

Regan, M., Murphy, R., Hill, Y., & Thomas, D. (1980). Community placement stability
of behavior problem educable mentally retarded students. Mental Retardation, 18 (3), 139-142.

Murphy, R. & Bryan, A. (1980). Multiple-baseline and multiple-probe designs:
Practical alternatives for special education assessment and evaluation.
Journal of Special Education. 14 (3), 326-335.

Ruprecht, M., Hanson, R. Pocrnoch, M. & Murphy, R. (1980). Some suggested precautions when using lemon juice (citric acid) in behavior modification
programs. The Behavior Therapist, 3 (4), 12.

Nunes, D. Doughty, N. & Murphy, R. (1980). An interlocking progressive-ratio
procedure for determining the reinforcer preferences of multihandicapped
children. Behavior Research of Severe Developmental Disabilities, 1,
161- 174.

Bryan, A. & Murphy R. (1981). An evaluative review of procedures for the treatment
of chronic rumination. Education and Treatment of Children, 4 (3), 265-277.

Reese, S., Filipczak, J. & Murphy, R. (1981). Assessment of multiple behavioral
procedures on academic and social classroom behavior. Psychology in the
Schools, 18, 349-355.

Nunes, D., Murphy, R., & Ruprecht, M. (1981). The use of a portable timeout room
to reduce disruptive behaviors of a profoundly retarded individual. The
Psychological Record, 31, 511-518.

Thomas, D. & Murphy, R. (1981). Practitioner competencies needed for implementing
behavior management guidelines. The Behavior Therapist, 4 (1), 7 - 10.

Murphy, R., Luepker, R., Jacobs, D., Gillum, R,. & Blackburn, H. (1982). The
prevalence and use of citizen CPR training in a metropolitan community.
Circulation, 66 (Supp. II-349).

Millerhagen, J., Kelly, J. & Murphy, R. (1983). A study of combined arm and leg
exercise with application to nordic skiing. Canadian Journal of Applied Sports
Sciences, 8(2) 93-97.

Murphy, R., Ruprecht, M., & Hanson, R. (1983). An experimental methodology for
evaluating the effects of hypnosis interventions with individual clients. Journal
of the American Academy of Behavioral Medicine, 1,45-55.

Murphy, R., Luepker, R., Jacobs, Jr., D., Gillum, R., Folsom, A., & Blackburn, H. (1984).
Citizen cardiopulmonary resuscitation training and use in a metropolitan area:
The minnesota heart survey. American Journal of Public Health, 74 (5),
513-515.

Murphy, R. (1984). Employee health promotion. In J. Opatz (Ed.), Worksite Wellness
Notebook. Stevens Point, WI.: National Wellness Institute.

Rouch, R., Garrity, M., & Murphy, R. (1985). A descriptive investigation of the inter-
relationships among reading speed, eye fixations, subvocationalization, and
reading comprehension. The Journal of Reading Education, 11 (1), 32-38.

Mosow, S., Riley, P., & Murphy, R. (1985). Health vote: A health care cost containment
experiment. Wellness Management, 1 (1), 3-4.

Murphy, R., Luepker, R., Folsom, A., Pirie, P., Jacobs Jr., & Gillum, R. (1985). Poor
education often means poor cardiovascular health. Wellness Management,
1 (2), 8 - 9.

Elias, W. & Murphy, R. (1986). The case for health promotion programs containing
health care costs: A review of the literature. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 40 (11), 759-763.

Murphy, R., Gasparotto, G., & Opatz, J. (1987). Current issues in the evaluation
of worksite health promotion programs. In J. Opatz, (Ed.) Health promotion
evaluation: Measuring the organizational impact. Stevens Point, WI.: National
Wellness Institute.

Murphy, R., Elias, W., Gasparotto, G., & Huset, R. (1987). Cost-benefit analysis
in worksite health promotion evaluation. Fitness in Business, 2 (1), 15-19.

Murphy, R., Gasparotto, G., & Opatz, J. (1987). Methodological challenges to
program evaluation. The American Journal of Health Promotion, 1 (4),
33-40.

Elias, W. & Murphy, R. (1987). The economic benefits of wellness programs.
Health Action Managers, September 25, 6-9. (Invited Feature Article).

Jensen, M., Peterson, T., Murphy, R., & Emmerling, D. (1992) Relationship
of health behaviors to alcohol and cigarette use by college students.
Journal of College Student Development, 33 (2), 163-170.

Hoover, S., Jensen, M., Murphy, R., & Anderson, D. (1993) Evaluation: Guidelines
for the accountable health promotion professional. In J. Opatz (Ed.)
The Economic Impact of Worksite health promotion. Champaign, Ill:
Human Kinetics Publishers.

Luepker, R., Rosamond, W., Murphy, R., Sprafka, M., Folsom, A., McGovern, P.,
& Blackburn, H. (1994) Socioeconomic status and coronary heart disease risk
factor trends: The Minnesota Heart Survey. Circulation. 88(5), 2172-2179.

Carlson, K., Murphy, S., Jensen, M., Street, G., Palmer, J., Robinson, D., & Murphy, R.
(1995) The use of behavioral contracting to increase exercise activity in female
college students. Abstract published in The American Journal of Health Promotion,
9(5), 391.

Self, M., Murphy, R., Marcattilio, A., Jensen, M., Gasparotto, G. (1996) Increasing and
maintaining adherence to a diabetic diet. Abstract published in The American Journal
of Health Promotion. 10(5), 407-408.

Dyksra,D., Davie, C., Carlson, A., Boen, J., Murphy, R., Weckworth, V. A Study of
variables that may affect NIH research awards to U.S.medical schools. In press.

Zirkle, D., Jensen, M., Collins-Marotte, J., Murphy, R., Maddus, C. Multiple relationships
in adolescent residential treatment: Different beliefs between paraprofessionals and
professionals. In submission.

Haugland, M., Murphy, R. & Rudrud, E. The virtual rat: Computer simulation vs. live animal
laboratory. In revision.

Recent Interests and Activities

Guest reviewer for several psychology journals and textbook publishers. Review
areas include psychopharmacology, evaluation methodology, statistical analysis, medication assessment, biofeedback, hypnosis, spiritual wellness, health psychology, behavioral medicine, behavior modification, and behavior therapy.

Development, implementation and evaluation in the following areas:
- health psychology, behavioral medicine and psychopharmacology;
- chemical dependency counselor trainee selection and evaluation;
- evaluation methodology and data analysis strategies;
- behavior and cognitive-behavior therapy;
- individual, community, and worksite health promotion;
- health cost containment;
- stress reduction and self-regulation;
- instructional and incentive strategies for improving staff performance;
- motor, physiological, and verbal-cognitive behavior assessment.

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