Adam Miller is a Research Clinical Psychologist with expertise in adolescent high-risk behaviors. His experience includes leading data analyses of harmful youth behavior, developing structural equation models, Linux coding and conducting data analysis for functional neuroimaging. He is a licensed psychologist in North Carolina and is trained in Evidence-Based Assessment, cognitive-behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy.
At RTI, Dr. Miller leads a federally funded program that focuses on the emergence and developmental course of suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious thoughts and behaviors. His projects examine risk from a developmental psychopathology perspective with a focus on the impact of early childhood adversity on brain and behavior development. Dr. Miller conducts longitudinal research on responses to interpersonal stress and acute risk for suicide with an emphasis on timing and availability of evidence-based prevention for suicide risk.
Before joining the organization, Dr. Miller completed his pre-doctoral clinical internship at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children's Hospital. He completed a Ruth L. Kirschstein Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA F32) postdoctoral fellowship followed by a K01 Career Development Award, both funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, examining neurobiological and psychological underpinnings of risk for adolescent self-injurious thoughts and behaviors.