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Bill Miller

DFP Role: Member
Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

Dr. William C Miller (Bill), a rehabilitation epidemiologist, is a Professor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia. He is a principal investigator with AGEWELL a pan-Canadian Network that strives to create real-world assistive technology solutions that have a meaningful impact on the lives of Canadian seniors, their caregivers and individuals with physical disability in general.

Bill has received >100 million in total research funding, published >240 peer reviewed papers and 12 book chapter and authored >400 conference presentations. He has provided supervision for >150 graduate students. He is a fellow of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, is the president of International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics Canada and is an editorial board member for the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Research Interests

Dr. Miller's research focuses on the epidemiology, measurement, and evaluation of interventions and technologies that are designed to remediate mobility disability with the goal of improving social participation. He has developed six outcome tools designed for clinical practice and research some translated into multiple languages.