Jennifer Miller

Dr Jennifer Miller

Program Coordinator - Graduate Certificate in

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Dr Jennifer Miller is a member of the academic staff in the School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide. She came to the University from a career as a dental
practitioner in the public sector for child oral health, and a dental educator and manager in the South Australian Dental Service, at a time when the University took up the challenge of offering a new degree-based programme in Oral Health to educate future oral health therapists. Jennifer accepted an appointment as Senior Lecturer. Jennifer has contributed to bodies such as the Oral Health Advisory Committee, College of Oral Health Academics, the Dental Board of South Australia and the Australian Dental Council. Jenny teaches in the areas of health promotion and population health. She has recently established the Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science (Adult Therapy). In 2016, Jennifer was appointed Director of the National Oral Health Promotion Clearinghouse.

Appointed as Program coordinator and Senior lecturer in 2003.

Main research programs include population health, service delivery and policy development; child oral health and identification of health promotion and effective preventive strategies.

Has refereed for a range of journals including Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Public Health, ANZJ Dental and Oral Health Therapy.

Recipient of the Colgate Travel Award (2011).

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2016 Director, Oral Health Promotion Clearinghouse University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2015 Coordinator, Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science University of Adelaide, Adelaide
    2002 - 2016 Coordinator, Bachelor of Oral Health University of Adelaide, Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD
    University of South Australia, Adelaide Australia BEd
    University of South Australia, Adelaide Australia AssDip Health Admin
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    0 Cert Dental Therapy SA Gov Australia
  • Research Interests

 

Grants
Winning T, Miller J, Townsend G ADRF Analysis of problem based learning and assessment in a new BOH program $5000 2003
Miller J University of Adelaide Selection factors related to graduate outcomes in a new BOH program $10,000 2004
Miller J, Spencer AJ, Roberts-Thomson K ADRF Social gradient in oral health status in NSW children $7,500 2008
Miller J, Spencer AJ, Roberts-Thomson K, Do L University of Adelaide Pattern of caries, fluoride intake and parents'perception of child oral health $9,000 2008
Brennan D, Miller J University of Adelaide Choice of dental treatment in BDS and BOH students $5,000 2008

 

Jenny Miller is a member of the academic staff on the School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide. She has qualifications in Dental Therapy, Health Care Management and Adult Education and completed her PhD at the University of Adelaide in 2016. She came to the University from a career as a dental educator and manager in the South Australian Dental Service at a time when the University took up the challenge of offering a new degree-based program in Oral Health to educate future dental therapists and dental hygienists. Jenny accepted an appointment as Senior Lecturer and the role of Bachelor of Oral Health Coordinator and has led the team that has planned and implemented this programme, as well as undertaking the role of Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Studies from 2005-2007 and acting in the position in 2011.  

In 2015 she has taken on the role of Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science where she was responsible for program development, including content and assessment development, for the program. She have been involved in a number of accreditation teams assessing BOH programs across Australia and New Zealand and was also part of the curriculum development team for the Oral Health Therapist Graduate Year Program.

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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2016 - ongoing Director Oral Health Promotion Clearinghouse University of Adelaide Australia
    2013 - ongoing Council Australian Dental and Oral Health Therapists Association Australia
  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2010 - ongoing Board Member Australia and New Zealand Journal Dental and Oral Health Therapy Australia
  • Position: Program Coordinator - Graduate Certificate in
  • Phone: 83135675
  • Email: jennifer.miller@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 3444
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Oliphant, floor 4
  • Room: 4 20
  • Org Unit: Dental School Administration

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