Kenya Murray is the director of Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She earned a Bachelor of Science at Mississippi State University and Master of Public Health in epidemiology at the University of Georgia. Currently, she leads the development of a citywide disease surveillance system focused on detecting, tracking and enhancing containment of two emerging multi-drug resistant superbugs Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and Candida auris. She has previously worked at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developing epidemiologic tools and resources for public health surveillance. Her interests include infectious disease epidemiology, maternal and child health, public health surveillance data analysis and implementation science in low-resource settings. Murray has extensive research experience in both domestic and international settings including quantitative and qualitative studies of morbidity and mortality among hospitalized neonates in Lusaka, Zambia.