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Mari Millery

Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at the Columbia University Medical Center

Evaluation Director, New York/New Jersey AIDS Education & Training Center

Dr. Mari Millery practices evaluation of health programs and conducts research on use of information technologies and health information seeking. She directs evaluation of the New York/New Jersey AIDS Education and Training Center and the New York City-Long Island-Lower Tri-County Public Health Training Center. Her evaluation work spans government programs and non-profit agencies. For example, she has several recent projects with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Information Resource Center. Dr. Millery's current research explores facets of information seeking, including adolescents' online health information use, health professionals' access to evidence in their field, and interventions to address health information disparities. She also has expertise in needs assessment, and its use to inform design of health programs and technology-based interventions.
Education & Training:

    PhD, 2000, City University New York

    MA, 1995, City University New York

    BA, 1992, City College New York


Mailman School Affiliations:

Additional Affiliations:

  • Member, American Public Health Association
  • Member, American Psychological Association
  • Member, American Evaluation Association
  • Member, American Medical Informatics Association
Honors and Awards:
  • Gardner Murphy Award, 1992
  • Calderone Junior Faculty Research Prize, 2007
  • Teach-nology Fellow, 2010
New York City
    New York CIty - Long Island - Lower Tri-County Public Health Training Center Project URL: http://lowernysphtc.org

    Dr. Millery is the Evaluator of the NYC-LI-LTC PHTC. The Center is a continuing education and training resource for public health professionals in the region.

    New York/New Jersey AIDS Education & Training Center Project URL: http://nynjaetc.org

    Dr. Millery is the Evaluation Director of the NY/NJ AETC. The AETC provides HIV-related training and continuing education to health professionals in NY and NJ.

    Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Project URL: http://lls.org

    Dr. Millery does program evaluation and research with the Information Resource Center of the LLS. LLS is a voluntary health agency that supports blood cancer research and provides information and support services to blood cancer patients and family members.

Selected Publications:
  • D. Holden & M. Zimmerman Program Evaluation Planning: From Start to Design Sage Publications 2008
  • Millery, M., Vazquez, S., Walther, V., Humphrey, N., Schlecht, J. & Van Devanter, N. Pregnancies in perinatally HIV-infected young women and implications for care and service programs Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 23(1) 41-51 2012
  • Millery, M., Shelley, D., Wu, D., Ferrari, P., Tseng, T., & Kopal, H. Qualitative evaluation to explain success of multifaceted technology-driven hypertension intervention American Journal of Managed Care 17(12) SP95-201 2011
  • Shelley, D., Tseng, T., Matthews, A., Wu, D., Ferrari, P., Cohen, A., Millery, M. & Kopal H. A technology-driven intervention to improve hypertension outcomes in community health centers American Journal of Managed Care 17(12) SP103-111 2011
  • Saltzstein H, Dias M, Millery MP Moral suggestibility: the complex interaction of developmental, cultural and contextual factors Applied Cognitive Psychology 18: 1079-1096 2004
  • Millery, M, Kukafka, R. Reducing disparities in healthcare quality in under-resourced settings using health information technology: a literature review Medical Care Research and Review 2010
  • Kukafka, R., Millery, M. & Chan C. Assessing the need for an online decision-support tool to promote evidence based practices of psychosocial counseling in HIV care AIDS Care 21 2009
  • Salzstein, H. Culture as a Context for Moral Development: New Perspectives on the Particular and the Universal. New Directions for Child Development Jossey-Bass Publishers San Francisco, CA 1997
  • Millery MP, Kleinman BP, Polissar NL, Millman RB, Scimeca M Detoxification as a gateway to long-term treatment: assessing two interventions Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 23(3) 183-190 2002
  • Dias M, Saltzstein H, Millery MP Moral reasoning in social interaction: a study about suggestibility[Portugese] Estudos de Psicologia 4 (2) 199-219 1999

Contact Information


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New York, NY 10032