Charles A. Murphy, JD, MPA

Management Team Charles A. Murphy, JD, MPA

Charles A. Murphy, JD, MPA

Charley Murphy

As President & CEO of Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center Charley leads a team of committed professionals who provide critical health care services to the residents of Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan in the city of Boston.

His political and private sector experience have allowed him to seamlessly integrate into his leadership position. During Charley’s eight terms in the Massachusetts legislature he served in a variety of leadership positions to include Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means and one year as the House Majority Whip. Additionally, he served as senior vice president at Steward Health Care and Executive Director of the Montachusett Veterans Outreach Center in Gardner, Massachusetts.

Charley has worked as a Massachusetts attorney since 1994. Early in his career he served on active duty with the United States Marine Corps as a Judge Advocate in a variety of positions to include Staff Judge Advocate for the 22d Marine Expeditionary Unit that deployed to the Mediterranean Ocean and Mogadishu, Somalia.

Charley remains active in the community having served on the board of directors for the Prisoners’ Legal Services of Massachusetts, a nonprofit committed to promoting the safe, humane and lawful treatment of Massachusetts prisoners through civil rights litigation, client counseling and outreach to policy makers and the public and as member of the board of trustees for Carney Hospital, a community hospital located in Dorchester, Massachusetts.  He is a graduate of Villanova University, Vermont Law School, Naval Justice School and the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where he earned a Master in Public Administration degree. His wife, Nan, is the assistant superintendent of schools in Marblehead, Massachusetts and they have two daughters, Grace and Amelia. 

Job Title:

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Leadership Team

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