Beverly Miller, MEd, is the Associate Director of Research at the Injury Prevention Center at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Ms. Miller has over 30 years experience working in health promotions for high risk populations in numerous public health areas, including substance abuse and violence prevention, cancer control, and injury control. In addition to working in the academic and pediatric settings, Ms. Miller has experiences working in a non-profit organization, mental health, and public schools.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital became a member of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids in 2002. Since that time, Ms. Miller has worked closely with the faculty at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital to develop translational research for populations most vulnerable for preventable injuries, most notably low-income, minority, and/or rural children. Current studies include a booster seat intervention in rural communities, innovative educational strategies for ATV riders in rural communities, and motor vehicle safety for teens. Successful awards for injury control include funding from the Allstate Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and HRSA Targeted Issues in Maternal and Child Health.
Ms. Miller earned a Masters in Education with an emphasis on special education for the severely emotionally disturbed from the University of Arkansas.