Dr. Murphy is a native of Lanett, Alabama. She attended Huntingdon College in Montgomery where she obtained a Bachelor of Art degree in Biology and graduated Cum Laude. She then attended the University of South Alabama where she obtained her Doctor of Medicine. She completed an internship at Baptist Health System in Birmingham and her ophthalmology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She and Dr. Izer are partners at the Institute for Total Eye Care, P.C. with offices in Montgomery and Wetumpka. Dr. Murphy is married with a son.