Tamara Miller, MD

Gender

Female

Language

English

Dr. Miller treats pediatric hematology/oncology patients at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She is an Assistant Professor in the Emory University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. Prior to joining Emory in 2017, she served as an attending in the Division of Oncology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she was also on the faculty at the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness and was a member of the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics.

Dr. Miller earned her medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine and her Master of Science in clinical epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her internship and residency, as well as her fellowship, in pediatric hematology/oncology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Miller's research focuses on understanding adverse events experienced by patients undergoing treatment for cancer and on supportive care practices in order to improve daily clinical care of and guidance for children with cancer. Her primary research focuses on improving the current system of reporting of adverse events of therapy for pediatric cancer using informatics techniques in order to enhance how clinical trials are performed and obtain a more accurate understanding of rates of adverse events.

In the clinic, Dr. Miller primarily takes care of children with leukemia and lymphoma. She is honored to have the privilege of caring for these patients and their families. She hopes that her research can help improve quality of life for children undergoing therapy.

Locations

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Egleston Hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
Get Directions 404-785-1112

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Scottish Rite hospital, 1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
Get Directions 404-785-5252

Focus of Practice

  • Hematology/oncology
  • Leukemia and lymphoma

Areas of Interest

  • Cancer prevention and control
  • Adverse event reporting

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Children’s Oncology Group
  • American Medical Informatics Association

Research Interests

Understanding and improving the current system of adverse event reporting