Research Mentorship

Elizabeth L. Miller, MD, PhD, FSAHM is a research mentor for multiple junior faculty members in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Social Work; fellows in Adolescent Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, GI, Internal Medicine, and General Academic Pediatrics; graduate students in public health and social work; and medical and nursing students. She participates in research training for the adolescent fellowship program, and she oversees multiple medical student scholarly projects, doctoral nurse practitioner student capstone projects, and public health and social work practicum projects.

Current research mentees have produced multiple publications and presented their work nationally at meetings of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and the American Public Health Association. Dr. Miller received the 2013 Distinguished Mentor Award from the Institute for Clinical Research Education at the University of Pittsburgh as well as the Philip Troen, MD, Excellence in Medical Student Research Mentoring Award from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2017.

Michael Marshal, PhD is engaged in a host of teaching and mentoring activities, which have produced several training grants funded by the NIH and peer-reviewed publications.

  • He is a co-mentor on four K awards and one F31.
  • He designs and teaches a graduate-level course on applied multiple regression analysis in the Graduate School of Public Health.
  • He teaches quantitative methodology, SPSS programming, and developmental psychopathology to medical students, residents, and fellows in the Department of Pediatrics (Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Clinic at Children’s Hospital).
  • He contributes to two gay-related research and teaching seminars for the Center for Research on Health and Sexual Orientation and the LGBT Health Disparities Certificate Program in the Graduate School of Public Health.

Gerald Montano, DO, MS and Ana Radovic, MD, MSc provide research mentorship to undergraduate, medical, and public health students, including oversight of scholarly projects.