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Professor Adrian Miller
BA(JCU), MPubHlth(JCU)
Current Appointment: Adjunct Professor
Organisational Unit: School of Arts & Social Sciences - Lismore

Telephone: 02 66203003
Facsimile: 02 66203438
Mobile: 0400327733
Location: H2-21
Campus: Lismore

Professor Miller was awarded an ARC Grant in 2008 to investigate barriers to effective interventions for infectious and parasitic diseases in Indigenous Australian communities in Northern Australia. Between 2009-11 Professor Miller was a Chief Investigator on two NHMRC grants to investigate feasible containment strategies for H1N1 and pandemic influenza in rural and remote Indigenous communities in 2009. Professor Miller has co-supervised undergraduate honours and PhD projects that focus on Indigenous health within the rehabilitation science and pharmacy disciplines. Publications have resulted as a result of his involvement in these projects. He has been a member of research teams to investigate Indigenous student participation in higher education and health workforce projects. Professor Miller is a part of NHMRC Indigenous research capacity building grant that offers support for research skills development in qualitative and quantitative methods, publication and writing skills, publication processes, formulation of research questions, data analysis, ethics, conducting literature reviews and database searches. Professor Miller is a grant reviewer for ARC, NHMRC and CRC research schemes. He is also involved in research with Sydney University on an ATLC grant investigating communication strategies for teaching Indigenous health curriculum for health science degrees. Professor Miller was the former Editor-in-Chief (2007-08) and current Content Editor (Indigenous Health) for the Journal of Rural and Tropical Public Health. Professor Miller has a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Public Health and a PhD candidate with a strong interest in applied research which has lead him to focus on infectious and parasitic diseases in Indigenous communities. Professor Miller has extensive experience on local Indigenous initiatives especially in the areas of education, health and social justice. He has Chaired school and community committee’s that represent the views of Indigenous families. Over the past 10 years Professor Miller has been involved in a number of organisations and served in executive positions. Mr Miller’s experience over the past 17 years in higher education has primarily focussed on management, leadership, academic program development and teaching. He was the founding Head of Department for Warawara, the Department of Indigenous Studies at Macquarie University (1998-2000), Deputy Head of School for the School of Indigenous Australian Studies, JCU (1997-98) and Acting Head of School for the School of Indigenous Australian Studies, JCU (1997). Professor Miller completed a Fellowship from the Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, University of Western Australia conducting research training to Aboriginal Community Controlled Medical Services in WA. In 2011 Professor Miller took up the position of Professor and Head of School; Gnibi School of Indigenous Australian Peoples at Southern Cross University.

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