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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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November 23rd, 2010

Global economic woes make universal access to AIDS drugs unlikely, analysis shows

CHP/PCOR News

Universal access to lifesaving AIDS drugs — a United Nations’ Millennium Development Goal that officials hoped to accomplish by 2010 — would require a staggering $15 billion annual investment from the international community at a time when the economic downturn is challenging continued funding for relief efforts, according to a new analysis by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. +HTML+ +PDF+
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June 17th, 2010

Orphaned elderly serious casualty of African AIDS epidemic, Stanford study finds

CHP/PCOR Press Release

The rise in AIDS death rates in sub-Saharan Africa has led to a burgeoning new category of neglected individuals — nearly a million orphaned elderly, or older adults living alone without the benefit of any caregivers, Stanford Health Policy researchers have found. +HTML+
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March 13th, 2010

Stanford Magazine features Grant Miller and colleagues' work to lessen anemia and malnutrition among children in China

CHP/PCOR in the news: Stanford Magazine on March 10, 2010

The magazine highlights Stanford Health Policy core faculty member Grant Miller's work to curb anemia in rural China through pay for performance incentives. Miller's research is part of a larger effort by the Rural Education Action Project-a joint initiative of Stanford and key Chinese research centers. Read more »



March 3rd, 2010

Miller Receives Grant to Study Behavioral Strategies for Improving Maternity and Birth Outcomes in India

CHP/PCOR Announcement

Stanford Health Policy core faculty member Grant Miller has received approximately $1.2 million from the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) to evaluate the efficacy of programs in two Indian states to better align the incentives of maternity care providers with high quality services and good health outcomes. Read more »



March 19th, 2009

Miller receives Presidential Fund grant to test pay for performance health incentives among anemic in China

CHP/PCOR News

Core faculty Grant Miller received an award for his proposal "Paying for Performance in China's Battle against Anemia" and will begin the program in rural northwest China this fall with Stanford Assistant Professor of Education Jennifer Adams. Read more »




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News around the web

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)