Greg Miller, PhD


March 17, 2021. 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. PST.

Moving toward an understanding of childhood adversity and physical health across the lifespan

Dr. Miller is co-director of Foundations of Health Research Center and the Louis W. Menk Professor at Northwestern University, where he has appointments in Department of Psychology, Institute for Policy Research, and Department of Medical Social Sciences. After receiving a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, he completed a clinical internship at Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship in health psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining Northwestern in 2012, he was a faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis from 2000 to 2003 and at the University of British Columbia from 2003 to 2012.

Dr. Miller’s research examines the behavioral and biological mechanisms through which stress affects health. More on his specific projects can be found in the current research section below. His current research is supported by grants from the the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Previous studies have been supported by the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Michael Smith Foundation, the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and the American Heart Association.

Dr. Miller has received a number of honors for his research, including the Young Investigator Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine (2003), the Early Career Award from the American Psychosomatic Society (2005), and the Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contributions from the American Psychological Association (2004). In 2016, he was named a Highly Cited Researcher in psychology/psychiatry by Thomson Reuters, based on having multiple papers in the top 1% of citations in those fields. Miller served as President of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research in 2015/2016, and was Associate Editor of the journals Psychological Bulletin (2010-2014) and Psychosomatic Medicine (2008-2011). He is presently a Consulting Editor at both of these journals, and the journals, Brain, Behavior, & Immunity, and Clinical Psychological Science.

Presentation will be held at 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. PST via Zoom Webinar. 

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PNIRS Presents Schedule

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Michael Irwin, MD, PNIRS Past-President, 2000-2001 
Insomnia and inflammation: Experimentally defining affective mechanisms of vulnerability to inform depression prevention and treatment
October 22, 2020. 8:00 a.m. PDT. Professional Page

Asya Rolls, PhD 
Think globally act locally: The SNS in neuroimmune interactions
November 18, 2020. 8:00 a.m. PST. Professional Page

Neil Harrison, MBBS PhD MRCP MRCPsych, PNIRS President-Elect, 2021-2022
Inflammation-associated depression: What’s happening in the brain? 
December 17, 2020. 8:00 a.m. PST. Professional Page

Steve Cole, PhD
Lockdown immunology and its redemption
January 13, 2021. 1:00 p.m. PST.  Professional Page

Staci D. Bilbo, PhD
Microglia, microbes, and neural development
February 10, 2021. 8:00 a.m. PST.  Professional Page

Gregory E. Miller, PhD
Moving toward an understanding of childhood adversity and physical health across the lifespan
March 17, 2021. 8:00 a.m. PST.  Professional Page

Amanda Kentner, PhD
Early life origins of risk and resilience: Exploring sex differences following neuroinflammation 
April 14, 2021. 8:00 a.m. PST. Professional Page