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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Lori Miller, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.

Postdoctoral scholar
Specialty: Healthy Systems

Lori Miller is a Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Postdoctoral Fellow working under the mentorship of Associate Dean for Academics and Health Sciences Clinical Associate Professor Deborah Ward. Miller conducts research in the area of Healthy Systems, with emphasis on childhood obesity prevention and related ethnic/racial health disparities.

In 2010, Miller earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science at the University of Washington, where she concurrently earned an Advanced Practice Environmental Health Nursing Certificate. There, she also completed advanced interdisciplinary training in demography and ecology, and earned a Master of Science in Public Health Genetics in 2006. She earned a Master of Public Health, Epidemiology, from Florida International University in Miami in 1990 and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tuskegee University in 1985.

Prior to joining the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, Miller was a research engineer and scientist on the Bridge Project, Genomics Outreach for Minorities Program at the University of Washington, College of Engineering. Miller worked in a variety of roles for the Genomics Outreach for Minorities Program since 2003, including curriculum development and instruction, as well as program management. Previously, Miller was an environmental health scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, a life scientist at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Atlanta and an agricultural commodity grader at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Contact Information: Phone: (916) 734-2145  | E-mail: LoriL.Miller@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu