Doriane Miller 

Professor of Medicine
Director of Center for Community Health and Vitality  

Doriane C. Miller, MD’83, is a professor of medicine at UChicago Medicine and director of the Center for Community Health and Vitality. She has dedicated her career to advancing health equity and addressing health care disparities.

Among her many accomplishments, Miller developed the Community Grand Rounds program, sharing information and research to improve health on the South Side. She educates trainees and faculty on the historical context of health disparities through lectures for the Pritzker School of Medicine’s Health Disparities course, tours of the South Side and service-learning experiences. Miller addressed COVID-19 issues on the South Side, meeting with local organizations and using her monthly radio program to share reliable information and encourage vaccination and other safe practices. She is also a senior investigator on a $20 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, working to establish a center to address multiple chronic diseases associated with health disparities.

Previously, Miller served as national program director of New Health Partnerships, program vice president at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and a faculty member at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and the University of California, San Francisco. She received a Community Health Leadership award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and is the author of two plays that address domestic violence and post-traumatic stress disorder in youth exposed to community violence.

Born and raised on Chicago’s South Side, Miller received her M.D. from the Pritzker School of Medicine and completed her medical training and fellowship at UCSF.

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