Kathleen H. Miller EdD, ACNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP

Kathleen

Professor, Associate Dean for Clinical Scholarship, Diversity, & Evaluation

Phone: 508-856-5768

Email: kathleen.miller@umassmed.edu


Dr. Kathleen Miller oversees externally funded Geriatric Nursing Initiatives of the Graduate School of Nursing. 

Education

2004 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Oregon Health and Science University
1989 EdD, Boston University
1994 Post-Masters Certificate, Northeastern University
1980 MS, Boston College
1975 BSN, San Jose State University

Research Interests

  • Transitions of older adults after hospitalization
  • Education of nursing and interprofessional personnel about geriatric care

Selected Publications

Sommers, R., Miller, K.H., & Barry, D. (2012). Feasibility pilot of oral medication adherence and knowledge in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. Oncology Nursing Forum, 39(4), E373-E379.

Tjia, J., Bonner, A., Briesacker, B., McGee, S., & Miller, K.H. (2009). Medication discrepancies upon Hospital to Skilled Nursing Facility Transitions. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 24(3), 289-299.**

Melander, S., Kleinpell, R., Hravnak, M., King, J., & Miller, K.H. (2008) Post Master’s Certification Programs for Nurse Practitioners: Population Specialty Role Preparation. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners,20(2), 63-68.

Seckel, M. and Miller, K.H. (2007). Potential Barriers to Implementing Practice Alerts. AACN News, 24(1), 4.

Miller, K.H. & Grindel, C.G. (2004). Symptoms for Patients after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. Clinical Nursing Research, 13(3), 179-198.

Ndiwane, A., Miller, K.H., Bonner, A., Imperio, K., Matzo, M., McNeal, G., Amertil, N., & Feldman, N. (2004) Enhancing cultural competencies of advanced practice nurses: Health care challenges in the twenty-first century. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 11(3), 118-121.


Selected Grants

Principal Investigator with Blanchard, G. Morris, N. and Oleson, E. (2012-2015 Comprehensive Geriatric Education and Mentoring Across Settings. Comprehensive Geriatric Education, Division of Nursing, Health Resources and Services Administration, 2006=2009, 2009-2012,2012-2015.

Principle Investigator Expansion of the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Programs. 2010-2015, Role Health  Resources and Services Administration, Division of Nursing. Expansion of the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Programs, 2010-2015

Fischer, M., DeMarco, D., Miller, K.H., & Milner, R. Education and Training to Professionalism Initiative.  Institute on Medicine as a Profession and the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, 2011-2013.

Co-Principal Investigator with Gurwitz, J., Miller, K.H., and Mutchler, J. (Co-PI). University of Massachusetts Center (Rosalie Wolf) for Interdisciplinary Geriatric Research. Rand/Hartford Building Interdisciplinary Geriatric HealthCare Research Centers Initiative. Rand Corporation/John A. Hartford Foundation/UMMS, 2007-2009.