Dr. Ann Miller’s research program focuses primarily on health communication. Her past projects have investigated the role of daily health communication, health communication campaigns, and content of entertainment media on HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Her more recent work explores physician-patient communication, with two current projects addressing the association of race and physician-patient racial concordance on physician-patient communication. A secondary research program involves instructional communication, in which she has investigated classroom incivility, instructor nonverbal communication and credibility, and student evaluations of instruction.

Dr. Miller has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles and one edited volume. She has received one Fulbright research award and two Fulbright specialist awards, and has conducted research for the World Health Organization. Her work has been recognized by top paper awards and a grant from the National Communication Association, and various research awards at UCF.