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Grant Miller, PhD, MPP

Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Economics and of Health Research and Policy; Senior Fellow at FSI and CHP/PCOR Core Faculty Member

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June 11th, 2012

In countries where cooking can kill, trying to promote safer stoves

FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR, Shorenstein APARC News

Traditional cookstoves are to blame for much of the pollution that leads to millions of deaths in the developing world. Safer stoves are available, but few people buy them. Stanford researchers say that’s because the newer models aren’t designed to give people what they really want. Read more »



May 15th, 2012

Global AIDS relief program reduces mortality, research shows

FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR News

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief “may be considered the clearest demonstration of aid’s effectiveness in recent years,” according to Stanford researchers who analyze the program in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Read more »



December 15th, 2011

Grants support research on health care, violence and technology in poorest areas

Amounting to a total of $265,000, this third round of Global Underdevelopment Action Fund grants will help Stanford faculty develop policy-relevant research focused on improving conditions in some of the poorest parts of the world. Read more »



September 27th, 2011

Abortions in Africa increase despite Republican policy to curb payment for procedures

FSI Stanford, CHP/PCOR News

In the first study to examine American foreign aid restrictions for abortion services, FSI researchers Eran Bendavid and Grant Miller find that restricting funding for family planning organizations that support abortions increased abortions in Africa. +PDF+
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April 13th, 2011

Research casts sober light on Russia's mortality crisis

CHP/PCOR, FSI Stanford News

While many have blamed Russia's economic and political transition for the increase in deaths following the Soviet Union's collapse, Stanford's Grant Miller and Jay Bhattacharya pin new blame on the demise of an effective anti-alcohol campaign. Most of the deaths during Russia's mortality crisis were from alcohol poisoning, drunken violence or slower killers like heart attacks and strokes, said Miller. +HTML+
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Stanford analysis suggests Russian anti-alcohol campaign prevented 665000 premature deaths
A new report by Stanford professors Grant Miller, PhD, and Jay Bhattacharya, MD, PhD, with economist Christina Gathmann of the University of Mannheim, while confirming the grim toll alcohol has taken on Russia, shows that an major anti-alcohol public ...
April 13, 2011 in Scope (blog)

Stanford research casts sober light on Russia's mortality crisis
While many have blamed Russia's economic and political transition for the increase in deaths following the Soviet Union's collapse, Stanford's Grant Miller and Jay Bhattacharya pin new blame on the demise of an effective anti-alcohol campaign.
April 13, 2011 in Stanford University News

Global economic woes make universal access to AIDS drugs unlikely
... Jay Bhattacharya, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine; research associate Nicole Smith; and Grant Miller, MPP, PhD, assistant professor of medicine.
November 19, 2010 in Stanford Medical Center Report

Africa's orphaned elderly a serious side-effect of AIDS
Grant Miller, PhD, senior author of the study, said when he first began looking at the issue, he was stunned to learn that no one had ever taken a ...
June 17, 2010 in Scope (blog)

Orphaned elderly serious casualty of African AIDS epidemic, Stanford study finds
... result of the AIDS epidemic, said Grant Miller, PhD, MPP, assistant professor of medicine, who is affiliated with the Stanford Center for Health Policy.
June 17, 2010 in EurekAlert (press release)