David B. Miller, PhD, MSW, MPH

International Education Programs
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Master of Social Work Program
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Associate Professor
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Associate Professor
Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
School of Medicine
Population and Cancer Prevention Program
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

David B. Miller, PhD, is an associate professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University and serves as the Director of the International Education Program. Dr. Miller’s current research focus is on the health status of African American males. Specifically, he is currently investigating the awareness and knowledge of African American males regarding prostate cancer; and effects of chronic stress on adolescents and young adults.

Curriculum Vitae
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Teaching Information

Courses Taught

SSWM 586. Race and Class: Implications for Social Work


Recent Publications

Yeon, J., Joong, J., & Miller, D.B. (2022). The Developmental Trajectories of Prosocial Behavior in Adolescence: A Growth-Mixture Model. Child Indicators Research, 15, 161-178. Published online 25 September 2021.

Qin, W., Hamler, T., & Miller, D.B. (2022). Self-efficacy and importance of participation reasons as predictors of prostate cancer screening intention in African American men. Ethnicity and Health, 27(2), 316-328. Published online 11 February 2022.

Webb-Hooper, M., Miller, D.B., Saldivar, E., Mitchell, C., Johnson, L., Burns, M., & Huang, MC. (2021). Randomized Controlled Trial Testing a Video-Text Tobacco Cessation Intervention Among Economically Disadvantaged African American Adults. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 35(7), 769-777.

Nguyen, A.W., Miller, D., Bubu, O.M., Taylor, H.O., Cobb, R., Trammell, A.R., & Mitchell, U.A. Discrimination and Hypertension among Older African Americans and Caribbean Blacks: The Moderating Effects of John Henryism. Journal of Gerontology: Series B, gbab215. Published online 19 November 2021.

Miller, D. B., Markt, S., Nguyen, C., & Coleman, O. Prostate cancer and young black men: Can early communication avoid later health disparities? (2021). Journal of Cancer Education, 10, 1-6. Published online March 2021:

K.K. Gandhi, G. Lim, L.Chiou, U. Janu, D. Miller, L. Palmo, & V. John (2021). COVID-19: A Brief Review with a Perspective on Dentistry. Journal of the Indiana Dental Association, 100(2), 42-47.

Lee, S.M.K., Park, I.H., Miller, D.B., & Lee, S. (2020). Perceptions and experiences of acupuncture among expatriates living in Korea: A qualitative study. The Korean Journal of Acupuncture. Korean Journal of Acupuncture, 37(3), 172-182.

Miller, D.B., Hamler, T., & Qin, W. (2020). Prostate Cancer screening in Black Men: Screening intention, knowledge, attitudes, and reasons for Participation. Social Work in Health Care, 59(8), 543-556. Published online August 2020;

Chatterjee, P., Miller, D. B., & Chatterjee, M. A. (In press). Visions of health policy: A comparative case study of seven modern nations. Social Development Issues.

Miller, D. B., & Hokenstad, T.. (2014) Rolling Downhill:  Effects of austerity on local government social services in the United States. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 41(2), 93-108.

Munson, M. R., Lee, B., Miller, D. B., Cole, A., & Nedelcu, C. (2013). Emerging adulthood among former system youth: The ideal versus the real. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(6), 923-929.

Roberts, A. R., Miller, D. B., & Hokenstad, Jr., M. C. (2012).  Long term care insurance beyond the CLASS program. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare Vol. 39, No. 3 (September 2012), 85-109.

Miller, D. B., & Bennett, M. D. (2011). Challenges, disparities and experiences of African American males. Research on Social Work Practice, 21(3), 265–268.

Tobin, C., Miller, D. B., & Boas, M. (2011). Cuyahoga Board of County Commissioners: Strong start for Cuyahoga’s families. "The impact of health marriage programs on low-income couples and families: Program perspectives from across the United States" (pp. 41–50). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Richardson, R., & Miller, D. B. (2011). Predicting the use of learner-centered instructional methods by undergraduate social work faculty. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work, 16(2), 115–130.


Recent Presentations

Smalling, S., & Miller, D. B. (November, 2012). American Indians and social work education: Addressing issues of recruitment and retention. Poster presented at the Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Washington, DC.


Doctor of Philosophy
University of Pittsburgh
Master of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh
Master of Social Work
University of South Carolina
Bachelor of Social Work
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Additional Information


  • Health (Chair)
  • Children, Youth, and Families
  • Community Practice for Social Change
  • Masters of Nonprofit Organizations

Community Connections

City of South Euclid, Ohio
Dr. David B. Miller – Council President (At-Large)

Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development