David Miller

David Miller, MD, MPH

Professor and Chief, Dow Division of Health Services Research, Department of Urology


David Miller is Professor and Chief of the Dow Division of Health Services Research in the Department of Urology at the University of Michigan.  He also serves as Medical Director for Strategy and Business Development, University of Michigan Health System.

After graduating from Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Miller completed his general surgery internship and urology residency training at the University of Michigan Medical Center.  He then undertook fellowship training in urological oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.  His clinical practice focuses on the diagnosis and management of patients with prostate and kidney cancer. In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Miller serves as Director of the Michigan Urological Surgery Improvement Collaborative (MUSIC). Funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), MUSIC is a consortium of more than 40 urology practices aiming to improve the quality and cost-efficiency of prostate cancer care in the state of Michigan.

Dr. Miller has a broad background in health services research, including substantial experience using claims data and formal training in the advanced statistical methods used in observational data analyses. Dr. Miller's research training includes both a Masters in Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology, and completion of health services research fellowships at the University of Michigan and University of California, Los Angeles/RAND Corporation. With longitudinal funding from the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality and the National Cancer Institute, Dr. Miller's empirical research agenda focuses on comparative effectiveness research, physician-led collaborative quality improvement, and understanding the relationship between physician organizations, integrated delivery systems, and the quality and cost of specialty care.