Ann Neville Miller has actively taught, researched and served in the field of communication for more than 25 years. Graduating with her PhD from the University of Georgia in 2005, she won the Gerald R. Miller dissertation award for her research on self-disclosure of positive diagnosis of HIV in Kenya. She has since established research programs on health communication, instructional communication, and scholarly productivity of communication faculty in sub-Saharan Africa. She has published over 70 peer-reviewed publications, and co-edited a scholarly volume. Dr. Miller teaches courses in health communication, persuasion, research methods, and intercultural communication. She is an associate editor for African Journal of AIDS Research and has served on the editorial board of various other journals. Among her current research projects are a systematic review of the role of ethnic/racial/and cultural differences in patient-provider communication, and investigations into health literacy in patient-provider communication at a university health center.