Dr. Miller's research focuses on understanding the determinants and effects of federal and state policies affecting vulnerable populations, including the frail and disabled elderly, mentally ill, veterans, and urban underserved. Whereas the conceptual focus of his studies is in state politics and policy, intergovernmental relations, program evaluation and implementation, the substantive focus is primarily in aging and long-term care, and telemedicine and e-health.
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 published 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. Dr. Miller is a member of the editorial boards of the The Gerontologist, Journal of Aging & Social Policy, Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law, Research on Aging, and World Medical & Health Policy. He is currently an Associate Professor of Gerontology & Public Policy, Graduate Program Director (Ph.D. in Gerontology), and Fellow, Gerontology Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston. He was recently named a Fellow, Social Research, Policy and Practice Section of the Gerontological Society of America.
EDWARD MILLER, Ph.D., M.P.A.
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