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Doriane Miller, MD
Internal Medicine, Primary Care; Associate Professor of Medicine, & Director, Center for Community Health & Vitality/University of Chicago

A general internist, Doriane Miller, MD, has been providing care to under-served minority populations for more than 25 years. In addition to her role as a primary care physician, she has a special interest in behavioral health.

Under her leadership, a collective of physicians, educators and community members work to improve population health outcomes for residents of the South Side of Chicago through community-engaged research, demonstration, and service models.

Dr. Miller's research focuses on the intersection of health disparities and race. She has served as project director for several studies designed to augment care by promoting collaboration among physicians, patients and families. Dr. Miller's work in 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.

Prior to joining the University of Chicago in January 2009, Dr. 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.