Faculty: Miller

Robin Miller

Robin Miller

Ph.D., RN, CNE
Associate Clinical Professor
CEIN/BS Program at Storrs & Avery Point

P: (860) 405-9061 (Avery Point)
University of Connecticut
School of Nursing
Storrs Hall, Room 116
231 Glenbrook Rd. U-4026
Storrs, CT 06269

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Adolescent and young adult outcomes of those born preterm
Child temperament
Quantitative research methods
Neurobehavioral development of infants

Research Funding

Co-Investigator of Risk & Protection in Trajectories of Preterm Infants: Birth to Adulthood (RO1 NR003695 NIH-NINR (Sullivan) 9/1/2008-6/30/13)

Effects of Open Bay versus Single Room in NICU on Infant Outcome at Discharge (Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI (Lester) 1/1/2007-2/1/2012

Longitudinal Trajectories of Adolescents Born Preterm (5 R01 NR003695-09 (Sullivan) NIH-NINR 09/30/94-3/31/09)

Co-Investigator of Recovery Act Funds for Administrative Supplements Providing Summer Research Experiences for Students and Science Educators (NR 3R01NR003695-14A1W1 NIH-NINR 7/1/2009-11/1/2009)

Stability, Structure, and Effects of Perinatal Morbidity on Temperament from Infancy to Adolescence (University of Rhode Island Graduate Research Award (Miller) 12/22/2005-5/1/07)


Moore, A. K. & Miller, R. J. (2020).  Video storytelling in the classroom: The role of narrative transportation.  Journal of Nursing Education, 59(8), 470-474.  Doi: 10.3928/01484834-20200723-10.

Miller, R. J. (2019).  Evaluating statistical approaches in nursing.  In C. R. King, S. O. Gerard, & C. G. Rapp (Eds.).  Essential knowledge for CNL® and APRN nursing leaders.  New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Diaz, D., Miller, R., & Polifroni, E. (2017). School/Summer camper health and dietary considerations. In K. Leighton (Eds). Simulation Exemplars in Nursing Practice & Clinical Specialties, Chapter 19. In C. Foisy-Doll & K. Leighton (Eds.). Simulation Champions: Courage, Caring, and Connection. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Delaney, C. McCaffrey, R. G., Barrere, C., Moore, A. K., Dunn, D. J., Miller, R. J., Molony, S. L., Thomas, D., Twomey, T. C., & Zhu, X. (2017).  Trends in contemporary holistic nursing research: 2010-1015.  Journal of Holistic Nursing.  Advance online publication.  doi: 10.1177/0898010117750451.

Sharafi, M., Duffy, V.B., Miller, R. J., Winchester, S. B., Huedo-Medina, T. B., & Sullivan, M. C. (2016).  Dietary behaviors of adults born prematurely may explain future risk for cardiovascular disease.  Appetite, 99(1), 157-167.  doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2016.01.007

Ferszt, G. G., Miller, R. J., Hickey, J. E., Maull, F. & Crisp, K. (2015).  The impact of a mindfulness based program on perceived stress, anxiety, depression, and sleep of incarcerated women.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(9), 11594-11607; doi:10.3390/ijerph120911594

Martins, D. C., Gorman, K. S., Miller, R. J., Murphy, L., Sor, S., Martins, J. C., & Vecchiarelli, M. L. (2015).  Assessment of food intake, obesity, and health risk among the homeless in Rhode Island.  Public Health Nursing, doi: 10.1111/phn.12180.

Lester, B. M., Hawes, K., Abar, B., Sullivan, M. C., Miller, R.J., Bigsby, R., Laptook, A., Salisbury, A., Taub, M., Lagasse, L., & Padbury, J. (2014).  Single-Family Room Care and Neurobehavioral and Medical Outcomes in Preterm Infants.  Pediatrics, 134(4), 754-760.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.lib.uconn.edu/10.1542/peds.2013-4252

Sullivan, M. C., Miller, R.J. & Msall, M. E. (2012). 17-Year Outcome of Preterm Infants with Diverse Neonatal Morbidities: Part 2, Impact on Activities & Participation. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing. 17(4), 275-287DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-6155.2012.00339.x

Sullivan, M. C., Msall, M. E., & Miller, R. J. (2012). 17-Year Outcome of Preterm Infants with Diverse Neonatal Morbidities: Part 1, Impact on Physical, Neurological, and Psychological Health Status. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 17(3), 226-241. DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-6155.2012.00337.x

Sullivan, M.C., Miller, R.J., Andreozzi, L., and Lester, B. M. (2012). Refining Neurobehavioral Assessment of the High Risk Infant Using the NICU Network Neurobehavioral Scale (NNNS). Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 41(1), 17-23.

Lester, B.M., Miller, R.J., Hawes, K., Salisbury, A., Bigsby, R., Sullivan, M.C., & Padbury, J. F. (2011).  Infant neurobehavioral development.  Seminars of Perinatology, 35(1), 8-19.

Matook, S., Sullivan, M.C., Salisbury, A. L., Miller, R.J., Lester, B.M. (2010). Variation of NICU sound by location and time of day. Neonatal Network, 29(2), 87-95.

Miller, R.J., Sullivan, M. C., Hawes, K., & Marks, A. K. (2009).  The effects of perinatal morbidity and environmental factors on health status of preterm children at age 12.  Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 24(2), 101-114.  doi:10.1016/j.pedn.2008.02.031

Sullivan, M.C., Hawes, K., Barcelos Winchester, S., & Miller, R.J. (2008). Focus on Developmental Origins Theory: Prematurity to adult disease. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 37(2), 158-164. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6909.2008.00216.x


2016 – Nightingale Award recipient – Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Connecticut

2008 – Research Award recipient – Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society of Nursing, Delta Upsilon

2005 – Doctoral Student Scholar Award for Paper Presentation, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Professional Activities

Association of Community Health Nursing Educators

American Holistic Nurses Association

Sigma Theta Tau International

Rhode Island State Nurses Association

Eastern Nursing Research Society

Camp Nursing