Suzanne M. Miller, PhD
Suzanne M. Miller, PhD is Professor and Director of the Patient Empowerment and Decision Making Department at Fox Chase Cancer Center/Temple University Health System, as well as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania (Department of Psychiatry), and Temple University, Lewis Katz School of Medicine (Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Medicine) and Temple University, College of Health Professions. She also chairs the NJHCQI Board and is a member of numerous other nonprofit and academic boards.
Dr. Miller’s funded research and clinical services are focused at the interfaced of psychosocial science and health, with a view to applying personalized biobehavioral and health communication principles to bridge the gap between the availability of ground breaking disease prevention and control technologies to the populations they are intended to service. Dr. Miller has received the Partners in Research Award from the National Cancer Institute’s Cancer Information Service, the Cancer Control Award from the American Cancer Society, the C. Tracy Orleans Distinguished Service Award and the Outstanding Senior Scientist Oncology Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the QI Joint Legislative Resolution Award on behalf of the State of NJ.
She is the Editor-In-Chief of Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy and Research, and is a Featured Grantee of the National Cancer Institute. Her most recent books are Individuals, Families, and The New Era of Genomics: Biopsychosocial Perspectives (Norton Publications, 2006), the Handbook of Cancer Control and Behavioral Science: A Resource for Researchers, Practitioners, and Policy Makers (APA Publications, 2008) and the Handbook of Health Decision Science (Springer Publications, 2016).
Born in Montreal Canada, Dr. Miller received her PhD from the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London (The Royal Bethlam and Maudsley Hospitals), and her BSc from McGill University.