Adjunct Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice


After receiving his Ph.D. in 2003 in Political Science and Health Policy from the University of Michigan, Dr. Miller completed a postodoctoral fellowship in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University. Dr. Miller also holds an A.B. and M.P.A. from Cornell University, and has spent time in New Zealand as a Fulbright scholar and the Congressional Research Service as a social policy analyst. Dr. Miller has 140 articles published or in press at peer reviewed journals. He organized and edited, The COVID-19 Pandemic and Older Adults: Experiences, Impacts, and Innovations (2022) and Older Adults and COVID-19: Implications for Aging Policy and Practice (2021), and organized and co-edited, Aging Policy & Politics in the Trump Era: Implications for Older Americans (2018), books published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis. In 2012, he organized and edited a book, The Affordable Care Act: Advancing Long-Term Care in the United States, also published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis. Another book, Block Granting Medicaid: A Model for 21st Century Health Reform?, was published in 2014, by the same publisher. A co-authored book, Digital Medicine: Health Care in the Internet Era, was published by Brookings Institution Press in 2009. Dr. Miller is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Aging & Social Policy (2021 Impact Factor: 7.084, 4 of 37 journals in Gerontology). He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law, Research on Aging, World Medical & Health Policy, and Polish Social Gerontology Journal. Dr. Miller is currently Professor and Chair, Department of Gerontology, and Fellow, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston. He is a Fellow, Social Research, Policy & Practice Section of the Gerontological Society of America.

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