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Introducing Dr. Valarie McMurtry

Introducing Dr. Valarie McMurtry

The Department of Pathology welcomes Valarie McMurtry, MD, PhD to the faculty. Dr. McMurtry has joined the Anatomic Pathology & Molecular Oncology Division as an Assistant Professor; she specializes in cytology, molecular pathology, and gynecological pathology.

As a former trainee in the Department of Pathology, Dr. McMurtry was well-acquainted with the department and ARUP before joining the faculty. She served as Chief Resident during her residency before undertaking fellowships in cytology and molecular genetic pathology here in Utah. 

A native of rural Texas, Dr. McMurtry completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Oklahoma. She later attended Louisiana State University for her MD training, in addition to earning a PhD in microbiology, immunology, and parasitology. 

Outside of work, Dr. McMurtry enjoys listening to jazz, cooking, and knitting. She has also taken up trail running since moving to Utah.


Valarie McMurtry