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Carrie A. Miller, Ph.D., M.P.H. [View Image]
Department: Department of Health Behavior and Policy
Carrie A. Miller, Ph.D., M.P.H. is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the NCI-Funded T32 Cancer Prevention and Control Research Training Program in the Department of Health Behavior and Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University's Massey Cancer Center. Dr. Miller recently completed her PhD in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the VCU School of Medicine. Her dissertation was facilitated by a Susan G. Komen Predoctoral Training Fellowship and focused on the effects of providing average risk adults with colorectal cancer risk assessment results. Dr. Miller also obtained a Master of Public Health degree from VCU in 2013. As part of her master's program, Dr. Miller assisted with an evaluation of the colorectal cancer screening behaviors among community-dwelling residents of southeast Virginia and spent one month in South Africa helping conduct a community-engaged research project. Dr. Miller has been honing her research skills for nearly two decades. Prior to attending graduate school, she worked in a variety of clinical research roles in the academic and private sectors.
Dr. Miller's overarching research interests involve the intersection of health and social, behavioral, and psychological factors. She is particularly interested in health promotion and preventive services within cancer prevention and control. Dr. Miller is currently working with Dr. Bernard Fuemmeler and Dr. Sunny Kim on projects related to cancer communications, social media, and mobile/digital health. She looks forward contributing her expertise to these projects and enhancing her research skills and professional repertoire as a T32 CPC fellow.