Fiona A. Miller

PhD (York University)
MA (University of Victoria)

Professional Interests

Fiona A. Miller (PhD) is a Professor of Health Policy and holds the Chair in Health Management Strategies at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. Her program of research focuses on health technology and innovation policy and sustainable development (environmental, social, political economic) in health systems. Fiona is interested in how health technologies are developed and their adoption is governed, with particular attention to the role of institutions such as health system procurement and health technology assessment. She is affiliated with the JCB, THETA, IHPME’s Committee on the Environment, Climate Change and Sustainability, and the SBEPA Network.


A healthcare policy perspective on health technology innovation. Through research and policy engagement on the commercialization of academic health research, the mobilization of the ‘entrepreneurial hospital’ and the regulation and acquisition of health innovations, my work engages questions about the role of health systems in political economies and opportunities sustainable development.

Supporting good governance of emerging genetic and genomic technologies and maternal-child screening systems. Through longstanding engagement with multiple governance arrangements related to genetic and genomic technologies and maternal-child screening systems, as well as related health services and policy research, my work seeks to advance and translate knowledge about the complexities of developments in these areas.



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