Matthew Miller



Public Health and Health Sciences

Research Interests

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


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.


Health Care Research

Introduction to Epidemiology

Private Guns Public Health