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Franklin Miller, PhD

Franklin Miller, PhD

Franklin G. Miller, Ph.D. is a member of the senior faculty in the Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Special Expert, National Institute of Mental Health Intramural Research Program. His principal current research interest is examination of ethical issues in clinical research, including study design, informed consent, and the ways in which clinical research differs from medical care. He serves on the Neuroscience Institutional Review Board of the NIH Intramural Research Program and the Ethics Committee for the Clinical Center, NIH. Dr. Miller co-leads a seminar for psychiatric research fellows on ethical issues in psychiatric research and coordinates the bioethics seminar for first-year fellows in the Department of Bioethics.

From 1990 through 1998, Dr. Miller was on the faculty of the University of Virginia, where he taught various courses in bioethics. Dr. Miller has written numerous published articles in medical and bioethics journals on the ethics of clinical research, ethical issues concerning death and dying, professional integrity, pragmatism and bioethics, and the placebo effect. Dr. Miller is a fellow of the Hastings Center, a Faculty Affiliate at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, and Associate Professor of Public Health in the Division of Medical Ethics, Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University.

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