Vivian J. Miller, Ph.D., MSSA, LMSW

Dr  Vivian J  Miller

Position: Assistant Professor
Phone: 419-372-7920
Email: millevj@bgsu.edu

Bio

Dr. Vivian J. Miller, LMSW, is an Assistant Professor in Social Work and License Master Social Worker (LMSW) with practice experience working across the continuum of care. She earned her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington, and originally from Cleveland, OH, Dr. Miller is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University's Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) program. Dr. Miller’s research interests are in Gerontology and gerontological- social work. Her work explores factors that impact mental health, minority elders, persons of low-income, and quality of life in long-term services and supports across the continuum, e.g., nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities. Dr. Miller has received over twenty thousand dollars in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Institutes on Transportation and Communities (NITC) in support of her interdisciplinary research that examines transportation access and opportunities on at-risk, vulnerable older adults. To date, Dr. Miller has 12 articles and 3 book reviews accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals including: Transportation Research Record, Journal of Social Work Education, Aging & Mental Health, and Journal of Gerontological Social Work.