The National Palliative Care Research Center

Curing suffering through palliative care research.


Susan Miller PhD

Brown University School of Public Health
Susan Miller, PhD, is Professor of Health Services, Research and Practice at Brown University School of Public Health. Her PhD training is in gerontology and epidemiology. Dr. Miller’s research focuses on the study of palliative and hospice care in nursing homes and nursing home quality and access more generally. Currently, Dr. Miller is principal investigator on a NIA-funded study (R01 AG048940) that will use longitudinal nursing home survey data to evaluate how changes in culture change practice implementation may affect quality outcomes. She is also co-investigator on a VA QUERI project titled, Implementing Goals of Care Conversations with Veterans in VA LTC Settings and on an NIMH-funded study (R01 MH102202) where she is examining nursing home care for persons with HIV.