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profileChristopher Joseph Miller, Ph.D.

TitleInstructor in Psychiatry
InstitutionVeterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System
AddressV.A. Medical Center - Boston
152 M
150 S Huntington Ave
Jamaica Plain MA 02130
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Harvard University, Cambridge, MABS06/2002Psychology
University of Miami, Miami, FLPhD08/2011Clinical Psychology
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2017Training Institute in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health

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Not yet assigned     (Christopher J. Miller, PhD)Oct 1, 2017 - Sep 30, 2018
Enhancing Team-Based Care in VA
Role Description: The goal of this study is to identify and study truly high-performing VA-based mental health teams using administrative data and qualitative interviews.
Role: Principal Investigator

PEC 15-470     (Timothy Hogan)Apr 1, 2016 - Mar 31, 2018
VA Partnered Evaluation Centers Initiative
eHealth Partnered Evaluation Initiative
Role Description: The first major goal of this project is to implement a patient-level supported adoption intervention for secure messaging and evaluate the impact of secure messaging use through a rapid, one-year randomized trial. The second goal is to evaluate the initial rollout of VHA’s automated telehealth text messaging system to Veterans and clinical team members.
Role: Co-Investigator

QUE 15-289     (Mark S. Bauer, MD)Oct 1, 2015 - Sep 30, 2019
Hybrid Controlled Trial to Implement Collaborative Care in General Mental Health
Role Description: The major goal of this project is to use implementation facilitation to assist VA mental health clinics in structuring their care around the Collaborative Chronic Care Model.
Role: Co-Investigator

CRE #12-300     (Jeffrey M. Pyne, MD)Mar 1, 2014 - Feb 28, 2018
Development and Validation of a Perceived Access Measure
Role Description: The major goal of this project is to generate a psychometrically sound patient-centered measure of Veterans' perceived access to mental health treatments.
Role: Co-Investigator

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  1. Miller CJ, Kim B, Silverman A, Bauer MS. A systematic review of team-building interventions in non-acute healthcare settings. BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 03 01; 18(1):146. PMID: 29490664.
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  2. Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Shin TM, Miller CJ. Repair of a Large Dorsal Hand Defect With Exposed Tendons. Dermatol Surg. 2017 Oct 20. PMID: 29059138.
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  3. Sobanko JF, Portilla N, Etzkorn J, Shin T, Miller CJ. Repair of a Hemiforehead Defect With Exposed Bone. Dermatol Surg. 2017 Jul 06. PMID: 28692603.
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  4. Bauer MS, Krawczyk L, Tuozzo K, Frigand C, Holmes S, Miller CJ, Abel E, Osser DN, Franz A, Brandt C, Rooney M, Fleming J, Smith E, Godleski L. Implementing and Sustaining Team-Based Telecare for Bipolar Disorder: Lessons Learned from a Model-Guided, Mixed Methods Analysis. Telemed J E Health. 2018 Jan; 24(1):45-53. PMID: 28665773.
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  5. Miller CJ, Burgess JF, Fischer EP, Hodges DJ, Belanger LK, Lipschitz JM, Easley SR, Koenig CJ, Stanley RL, Pyne JM. Practical application of opt-out recruitment methods in two health services research studies. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2017 Apr 14; 17(1):57. PMID: 28410585.
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  6. Kim B, Miller CJ, Elwy AR, Holmes SK, Coldwell CM, Bauer MS. Staff perceptions implementing interprofessional team-based behavioural healthcare. J Interprof Care. 2017 May; 31(3):360-367. PMID: 28276840.
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  7. Penfold RB, Burgess JF, Lee AF, Li M, Miller CJ, Nealon Seibert M, Semla TP, Mohr DC, Kazis LE, Bauer MS. Space-Time Cluster Analysis to Detect Innovative Clinical Practices: A Case Study of Aripiprazole in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Health Serv Res. 2018 Feb; 53(1):214-235. PMID: 28004385.
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  8. Zhang J, Miller CJ, Sobanko JF, Shin TM, Etzkorn JR. Diagnostic Change From Atypical Intraepidermal Melanocytic Proliferation to Melanoma After Conventional Excision-A Single Academic Institution Cross-Sectional Study. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Oct; 42(10):1147-54. PMID: 27598440.
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  9. Bauer MS, Miller CJ, Li M, Bajor LA, Lee A. A population-based study of the comparative effectiveness of second-generation antipsychotics vs older antimanic agents in bipolar disorder. Bipolar Disord. 2016 09; 18(6):481-489. PMID: 27650468.
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  10. Dai J, Bordeaux JS, Miller CJ, Sobanko JF. Assessing Surgical Training and Deliberate Practice Methods in Dermatology Residency: A Survey of Dermatology Program Directors. Dermatol Surg. 2016 Aug; 42(8):977-84. PMID: 27347633.
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  11. Miller CJ, McInnes DK, Stolzmann K, Bauer MS. Interest in Use of Technology for Healthcare Among Veterans Receiving Treatment for Mental Health. Telemed J E Health. 2016 10; 22(10):847-854. PMID: 26982279.
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  12. Bauer MS, Krawczyk L, Miller CJ, Abel E, Osser DN, Franz A, Brandt C, Rooney M, Fleming J, Godleski L. Team-Based Telecare for Bipolar Disorder. Telemed J E Health. 2016 10; 22(10):855-864. PMID: 26906927.
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  13. Miller CJ, Li M, Penfold RB, Lee AF, Smith EG, Nordberg SS, Osser DN, Bajor L, Zhang F, Bauer MS. The Ascendancy of Second-Generation Antipsychotics as Frontline Antimanic Agents. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2015 Dec; 35(6):645-53. PMID: 26488678.
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  14. Shikora SA, Wolfe BM, Apovian CM, Anvari M, Sarwer DB, Gibbons RD, Ikramuddin S, Miller CJ, Knudson MB, Tweden KS, Sarr MG, Billington CJ. Sustained Weight Loss with Vagal Nerve Blockade but Not with Sham: 18-Month Results of the ReCharge Trial. J Obes. 2015; 2015:365604. PMID: 26246907; PMCID: PMC4515300.
  15. Miller CJ, Li M, Penfold RB, Lee AF, Smith EG, Osser DN, Bajor L, Bauer MS. Patterns of initiation of second generation antipsychotics for bipolar disorder: a month-by-month analysis of provider behavior. BMC Psychiatry. 2014 Nov 30; 14:339. PMID: 25433807; PMCID: PMC4256839.
  16. Bauer MS, Lee A, Miller CJ, Bajor L, Li M, Penfold RB. Effects of diagnostic inclusion criteria on prevalence and population characteristics in database research. Psychiatr Serv. 2015 Feb 01; 66(2):141-8. PMID: 25320943.
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  17. Miller CJ, Grogan-Kaylor A, Perron BE, Kilbourne AM, Woltmann E, Bauer MS. Collaborative chronic care models for mental health conditions: cumulative meta-analysis and metaregression to guide future research and implementation. Med Care. 2013 Oct; 51(10):922-30. PMID: 23938600; PMCID: PMC3800198.
  18. Wiltsey Stirman S, Calloway A, Toder K, Miller CJ, Devito AK, Meisel SN, Xhezo R, Evans AC, Beck AT, Crits-Christoph P. Community mental health provider modifications to cognitive therapy: implications for sustainability. Psychiatr Serv. 2013 Oct; 64(10):1056-9. PMID: 24081406; PMCID: PMC3851297.
  19. Stirman SW, Miller CJ, Toder K, Calloway A. Development of a framework and coding system for modifications and adaptations of evidence-based interventions. Implement Sci. 2013 Jun 10; 8:65. PMID: 23758995; PMCID: PMC3686699.
  20. Kilbourne AM, Goodrich DE, O'Donnell AN, Miller CJ. Integrating bipolar disorder management in primary care. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2012 Dec; 14(6):687-95. PMID: 23001382; PMCID: PMC3492519.
  21. Wiltsey Stirman S, Miller CJ, Toder K, Calloway A, Beck AT, Evans AC, Crits-Christoph P. Perspectives on Cognitive Therapy Training within Community Mental Health Settings: Implications for Clinician Satisfaction and Skill Development. Depress Res Treat. 2012; 2012:391084. PMID: 23056933; PMCID: PMC3465974.
  22. Edge MD, Miller CJ, Muhtadie L, Johnson SL, Carver CS, Marquinez N, Gotlib IH. People with bipolar I disorder report avoiding rewarding activities and dampening positive emotion. J Affect Disord. 2013 Apr 25; 146(3):407-13. PMID: 23021378; PMCID: PMC3557770.
  23. Bajor LA, Lai Z, Goodrich DE, Miller CJ, Penfold RB, Myra Kim H, Bauer MS, Kilbourne AM. Posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and health-related quality of life in patients with bipolar disorder: review and new data from a multi-site community clinic sample. J Affect Disord. 2013 Feb 20; 145(2):232-9. PMID: 23021820; PMCID: PMC3557557.
  24. Miller CJ, Abraham KM, Bajor LA, Lai Z, Kim HM, Nord KM, Goodrich DE, Bauer MS, Kilbourne AM. Quality of life among patients with bipolar disorder in primary care versus community mental health settings. J Affect Disord. 2013 Mar 20; 146(1):100-5. PMID: 22981021; PMCID: PMC3554842.
  25. Miller CJ, Rose AL, Waite TD. Phthalhydrazide chemiluminescence method for determination of hydroxyl radical production: modifications and adaptations for use in natural systems. Anal Chem. 2011 Jan 01; 83(1):261-8. PMID: 21142069.
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  26. Miller CJ, Johnson SL, Eisner L. Assessment Tools for Adult Bipolar Disorder. Clin Psychol (New York). 2009 Jun 01; 16(2):188-201. PMID: 20360999.
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  27. Carver CS, Miller CJ. Relations of serotonin function to personality: current views and a key methodological issue. Psychiatry Res. 2006 Sep 30; 144(1):1-15. PMID: 16914207.
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