Matthew Miller, MD, ScD, MPH

Bouvé College of Health Sciences Health Sciences


ScD, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
MD, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
BS, Yale University, New Haven, CT


Dr. Miller is Professor of Health Sciences and Epidemiology at Northeastern University, Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Co-Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. Dr Miller is an expert in injury and violence prevention. His research encompasses intentional and unintentional injury, with an emphasis on firearm related violence and suicide prevention. In addition to research in injury and violence prevention, Dr. Miller’s scholarship includes observational studies in pharmacoepidemiology and commentaries about the fundamental and often unrecognized tension between research and therapy in clinical trials. Dr. Miller is a recipient of the Excellence in Science Award from the American Public Health Association and Reviewer of the Year award from the American Journal of Public Health. Dr. Miller teaches research methods at Northeastern.

Research Interests

Injury prevention, suicide prevention; violence prevention; epidemiology; pharmacoepidemiology; firearm injury; health policy; medical ethics; causal inference


Health Care Research
Introduction to Epidemiology
Private Guns Public Health

Institutional Affiliations and Appointments

  • Co-Director, Harvard Injury Control Research Center
  • Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Honors and Awards

  • 2006-2007: Young Investigator Award, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • 2011: Excellence in Science Award, The American Public Health Association’s award for significant contributions that have a long-term impact on the injury field
  • 2011: Teaching Award, Harvard School of Public Health
  • 2013: Mentoring Award, Harvard School of Public Health
  • 2017: Kenerson Award, Northeastern University (in recognition of the impact and significance of research and teaching)


Contact Information


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Curriculum Vitae