State Peer Support Best Practices Panelists
Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Traci M. Murray has been a registered nurse for over 10 years with experience in clinical research, epidemiology, and nursing education. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with honors from Texas Christian University. Soon after, she became the first BSN-to-PhD graduate at the University of Texas at Tyler. LCDR Murray recently completed her Master’s in Public Health with a global health emphasis at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. In 2017, LCDR Murray became a Commissioned Nurse Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service and began her service with the Indian Health Service. She currently serves as the Region 6 Assistant Regional Administrator for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in Dallas. As a Commissioned Officer, LCDR Murray is active in the Black Commissioned Officers Advisory Group and Commissioned Officers Association.