Dr. Miller is an Associate Professor of Gerontology & Public Policy, Gerontology Ph.D. Program Director, and Fellow, Gerontology Institute, at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His research focuses on understanding the determinants and effects of federal and state policies affecting vulnerable populations. He has 84 peer-reviewed journal articles. He organized and edited, The Affordable Care Act: Advancing Long-Term Care in the United States, a book published by Routledge, Taylor Frances in September 2012. Another book, Block Granting Medicaid: A Model for 21st Century Health Reform?, is forthcoming, also by Routledge. Previously he organized the August 2010 special issue of Medical Care Research & Review on long-term care policy development. A co-authored book, Digital Medicine: Health Care in the Internet Era, was published by Brookings Institution Press in 2009. He serves on the editorial boards of The Gerontologist, Journal of Aging & Social Policy, Research on Aging, Journal of Health Politics, Policy, & Law (JHPPL), and World Medical & Health Policy. His Social Media Editor of JHPPL and Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America.
Courses taught include: Public Policy 748, Contemporary Issues in Health Politics & Policy, and Gerontology 761, Advanced Policy Analysis.
After earning his PhD, Dr. Miller completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Epidemiology & Public Health at Yale University. He also has spent time in New Zealand as a Fulbright scholar and the Congressional Research Service as a social policy analyst specializing in aging and retirement issues. He was formerly an Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Political Science & Community Health at Brown University, now Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science and Health Service, Policy & Practice.