Assistant Professor, International Health
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Hygiene, MHS
Harvard School of Public Health, ScD
- Office: Crosstown Center, CT379
- Phone: 617-414-1216
- Email: Candace@bu.edu
Candace Miller, ScD, MHS, is a social epidemiologist and expert in issues of health and social policy, economic disparities, and household poverty. Dr. Miller is Assistant Professor of International Health at the Center for Global Health & Development and the Department of International Health at Boston University School of Public Health. Dr. Miller focuses on conducting applied research and evaluation, using quantitative and qualitative methods in order to inform governments and the international response to families in poverty and affected by HIV/AIDS and conflict. As the Principal Investigator for multiple longitudinal evaluation studies in various countries, Dr. Miller is proficient in conducting field research in resource-poor settings, including study design, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, and the timely dissemination of findings to a variety of stakeholders. She has more than 10 years of experience teaching graduate-level students, as well as capacity building and training professionals in monitoring and evaluation. Dr. Miller was the Principal Investigator on the Evaluation of the Mchinji Social Cash Transfer in Malawi, Africa, the Economic Evaluation of the Mchinji Social Cash Transfer, and various other research and evaluation projects in Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. She is currently the Principal Investigator on the Evaluation of the Liberian Social Cash Transfer and a co-Investigator on the Mozambique Applied Research Project on Orphans and Vulnerable Children. Dr. Miller received a master’s in health sciences from Johns Hopkins University and a doctorate in science from the Harvard School of Public Health. Her work is available online at http://childresearchpolicy.org.
- Assessing the Impact of Bicycles on Caregivers, Their Clients, and Youth-headed Households: A Community Intervention Trial in Rural Zambia
- Assessing the Karnataka Cash Transfer Program
- Baseline Evaluation of USAID/Pact Program for Highly Vulnerable Children: Yekokeb Berhan
- Evaluation of the Child Status Index Tool: A Validation Study in Malawi
- Evaluation of the Malawi Social Cash Transfer Program
- Impact of Services for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Mozambique
- Social Protection and Economic Growth in Malawi: An Evaluation of the Economic Impact of the Social Cash Transfer in the Wider Community
Washington, DC: USAID Project SEARCH; 2012 Nov.
Washington, DC: USAID Project SEARCH; 2012 Sep.
Washington, DC: USAID Project SEARCH; 2012 Aug.
PEPFAR’s Support For Orphans And Vulnerable Children: Some Beneficial Effects, But Too Little Data, And Programs Spread Thin
Health Affairs. 2012 Jul; 31(7):1508-1518.
Health Policy & Planning. 2012 Jun; 1-10.
Washington, DC: USAID; 2012 Mar.
Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Crosstown Ave., Boston, MA 02118: USAID, BU OVC-Care Project; 2011 Oct.
Cash Transfers In An Epidemic Context: The Interaction of Formal and Informal Support in Rural Malawi
The World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20433: The World Bank: Africa Region. Finance and Private Sector Developement Unit; 2011 Oct.
Cash Transfers and Economic Growth: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Transfer Recipients and Business Owners in Malawi
Poverty & Public Policy. 2011 Sep; 3(3):1-39.
Bergen, Norway.: Anti-Corruption Resource Center; 2011 Feb.
Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Jul; 15 Suppl 1:48-54.
Social Protection for Africa’s Children. Handa S., Devereux S., Webb D.. London, UK: Routledge; 2010.
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Pharmaceutical Care. Rickles N.. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett; 2009.
2008: Government of Malawi, UNICEF, USAID; 2008.
Government of Malawi, UNICEF, USAID; 2008.
Boston, MA: Government of Malawi, UNICEF, USAID; 2008.
The companion to development studies. Desai Vandana, Potter Robert B.. London: Hodder Education; 2008.
Extended Family Caring for Children Orphaned by AIDS: Balancing Essential Work and Caregiving in a High HIV Prevalence Nations
AIDS Care. 2007 Apr; 19(3):337-45.
Emerging Health Disparities in Botswana: Examining the Situation of Orphans during the AIDS Epidemic
Soc Sci Med. 2007 Apr; 64(12):2476-86.
Health and Development Discussion Paper. Boston, MA: Center for International Health and Development; 2007.
Social protection initiatives for children, women and families. Minujin A., Delamonica E.. Boston, MA: Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health; 2007.
Boston, MA: Government of Zimbabwe, UNICEF; 2007.
Orphan Care in Botswana’s Working Households: Growing Responsibilities in the Absence of Adequate Support
Am J Public Health. 2006 Jul; 96(8):1429-35.
Module for Certificate Learning. Regional Psychosocial Support Initiative for Children affected by AIDS. Johannesburg, South Africa: REPSSI and UNICEF; 2006.
Counting Careers: How to Improve Data Collection and Information on Households Affected by AIDS and Reduce the Poverty of Carers, People Living with HIV and Vulnerable Children
London, England: Help Age International; 2006.
Poverty and Children: Polices to break the vicious cycle. Minujin A., Delamonica E., Komarecki M.. New York, New York: The New School and UNICEF; 2006.
J Epidemiol Community Health. 2003 Aug; 57(9):659-62.
Leadership for a Health Campus: Newsletter. NASPA; 1999.
Newsletter. Washington, D. C.: NASPA; 1999.