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Morgan M. Millar, Ph.D.

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Internal Medicine - Research Assistant Professor

Divisions: Epidemiology

Academic Office Information

morgan.millar@hsc.utah.edu

Research Interests

  • Survey Methodology
  • Research Recruitment Methods
  • Social Disparities in Cancer
  • Health Disparities

Morgan M. Millar, PhD is an assistant professor of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. She is Director of the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute's Survey Design and Measurement Core, a research methodologist and evaluator for Utah Cancer Registry, and a member of the Huntsman Cancer Institute's Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program. She conducts research on survey methodology and research recruitment, with particular interest in improving survey response and data quality, and cancer health disparities including assessing needs of cancer survivors. She teaches Survey Methods in the Master of Science in Clinical Investigation program.

Dr. Millar received an MA and PhD in sociology from Washington State University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center focusing on survey methodology.

Research Statement

I am a survey methodologist primarily interested in experimental research to identify methods of improving response rates for web and mixed-mode surveys. I participate in survey study design, questionnaire development and assessment, and survey implementation strategies. I am also investigating how survey recruitment and retention methods apply to other types of studies. I am also interested in research to understand and alleviate health disparities, particularly in terms of cancer.

Education History

Postdoctoral Training Washington State University
Survey Methodology
Postdoctoral Training
Doctoral Training Washington State University
Sociology
PhD
Graduate Training Washington State University
Sociology
MA
Undergraduate Westminster College
Social Sciences, History minor
BS