A general internist, Doriane Miller, MD, has been providing care to underserved minority populations for more than 20 years. In addition to her role as a primary care physician, she has a special interest in behavioral health and is the director of the Center for Community Health and Vitality at UChicago Medicine.
Assoc. Prof. Miller's research focuses on the intersection of health disparities and race. She has served as the project director for several studies designed to augment care by promoting collaboration among physicians, patients and families. Her work in the area of improving asthma outcomes through school and community interventions was noted by the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology with a 2006 Special Recognition Award. Under her leadership, physicians, educators and community members work to improve population health outcomes for residents on the South Side of Chicago through community-engaged research, demonstration and service models.
Prior to joining the University of Chicago, Assoc. Prof. Miller served as national program director of New Health Partnerships, a demonstration project funded by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the California Health Care Foundation on collaborative self-management support.