McMurphy paid $177,000 for the property in Sept. 2000. It was built in 1925.
Ms. McMurphy has been a senior research investigator in the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
She has also worked as director of research and as a research partner at Phoenix House. She previously was an officer in planning and evaluation at the Pew Charitable Trusts. She started her career as a professor in statistics and research methodology as well as a statistical consultant and project manager for a private research firm.
She received her M.B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and holds a Ph.D. in social policy.
There were 124 sales in West Mount Airy in 2008, with a median sales price of $234,750.
Address: 101 Nippon Street
Buyer(s): David Silverman and Julie Fisher
Seller(s): Suzanne M McMurphy
Sale date: Jun. 26, 2009