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Ram R. Miller

Ram R. Miller M.D.C.M.

Academic Title: Adjunct Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Epidemiology & Public Health
Location: 660 West Redwood Street, 200
Phone: (410) 706-2406
Fax: (410) 706-4433

Personal History:

  • MSc in Epidemiology - Boston University School of Public Health, 2000-2002
  • MD, CM. - McGill University, Montreal Canada, 1991-1995
  • BSc. Honours in Physics - McGill University, Montreal Canada, 1987-1991
  • Fellowship: Geriatric Medicine. Boston Medical Center, Boston Massachusetts, July 2000–2002
  • Residency: University of British Columbia Internal Medicine residency program, July 1 1996 to June 30 2000
  • Internship:  Rotating Internship - Royal Columbia Hospital New Westminster British Columbia, 1995-96

  • Publications:

    Book Chapters

    Miller R. Falls. In: Wachtel TJ, ed. Geriatric Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier, 2007, pp 77-78.


    Miller RR, Cappola AR, Shardell M, Hawkes W, Hebel JR. Yu-Yahiro J, Magaziner J. Persistent Elevation in IL-6 and Recovery of Lower Extremity Function Following Hip Fracture - The Baltimore Hip Studies. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61: 1053-1058, 2006. PMID: 17077198

    McGregor JC, Rich SA, Harris AD, Perencevich EN, Osih R, Lodise Jr. TP, Miller RR, Furuno JP. A Systematic Review of the Methods Used to Assess the Association Between Appropriate Antibiotic Therapy and Mortality in Bacteremic Patients. Clin Infec Dis 2007;45:329-337. PMID: 17599310

    Shardell M, Harris AD, El-Kamary, SS, Furuno JP, Miller RR, Perencevich EN. Statistical analysis of quasi-experiments and their application to antimicrobial resistance intervention studies. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2007; 45:901–7. PMID: 17806059

    Gruber-Baldini A, Stuart B, Zuckerman I, Simoni-Wastila L, Miller R. Treatment of Dementia Among Community-Dwelling and Institutionalized Medicare Beneficiaries. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Oct;55(10):1508-16. PMID: 17727648

    Miller RR, Hicks GE, Shardell MD, Cappola AR, Hawkes WG, Yu-Yahiro JA, Keegan A, Magaziner J. Association of Serum Vitamin D Levels with Inflammatory Response Following Hip Fracture – The Baltimore Hip Studies. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007; 62(12):1402-6. PMID: 18166692

    Shardell M and Miller RR. Weighted estimating equations for longitudinal studies with death and non-monotone missing time-dependent covariates and outcomes. Statistics in Medicine Mar 30;27(7):1008-25 2008. PMID: 17579923

    Hicks GE, Shardell MD, Miller RR, Bandinelli S, Guralnik J, Cherubini A, Lauretani F,  Ferrucci L. Associations between Vitamin D status and pain in older adults: The Invecchiare in Chianti Study. J Am Geriatri Soc 56(5):785-9. PMID: 18331295

    Lenze EJ, Shardell M, Ferrell RE, Orwig D, Yu-Yahiro J, Hawkes W, Fredman L, Miller R, Magaziner J. Association of serotonin-1A and 2A receptor promoter polymorphisms with depressive symptoms and functional recovery in elderly persons after hip fracture. J Affect Disord. 2008 Mar 10; PMID: 18334271

    Miller RR, Shardell MD, Hicks GE, Cappola AR, Hawkes WG, Yu-Yahiro JA,  Magaziner J. Association of Interleukin-6 with Lower Extremity Function Following Hip Fracture – The Role of Muscle Mass and Strength. J Am Geriatri Soc 56(5):1050–1056, 2008. PMID: 18410321

    Furuno JP, Hebden JN, Standiford HC, Perencevich EN, Miller RR, Moore AC, Strauss SM, Harris AD. Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Acinetobacter baumannii in a long-term acute care facility. Am J Infect Control. 2008 Sep;36(7):468-71. PMID: 18786448

    Shurland SM, Stine OC, Venezia RA, Johnson JK, Zhan M, Furuno JP, Miller RR, Johnson T, Roghmann MC. Colonization Sites of USA300 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Extended Care Residents. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. In Press.

    Mindikoglu AL, Miller RR. Hepatitis C in the Elderly: Epidemiology, Natural History, and Treatment. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Dec 10. PMID: 19084480

    Berry SD, Miller RR. Falls: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and relationship to fracture. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2008 Dec;6(4):149-54. PMID:  19032925

    Shardell MD, Hicks GE, Miller RR, Kritchevsky S, Andersen S, Bandinelli S, Cherubini S, Ferrucc L. Association of Low Vitamin D Levels with the Frailty Syndrome in Men and Women. Journals of Gerontology Series A: Medical Sciences. 2009 Jan;64(1):69-7. PMID: 19164273