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Dr Andrew Miller

PositionSenior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Pathology and Biomedical Science(UOC)
QualificationsMB ChB (Otago), Dip Obst(Otago), FRCPA
Research summaryAnatomical pathology

Research

I am an anatomical pathologist. My areas of research include medical education, biomedical science and diagnostic processes, particularly in cervical cytology.

Publications

Hider, P., Dempster-Rivett, K., Williman, J., Dempster-Rivett, M., Sadler, L., McLeod, M., Miller, A., & Sykes, P. (2018). A review of cervical cancer occurrences in New Zealand 2008–2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1472), 53-63. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Seddon, A., Hock, B., Miller, A., Frei, L., Pearson, J., McKenzie, J., Simcock, J., & Currie, M. (2016). Cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas with markers of increased metastatic risk are associated with elevated numbers of neutrophils and/or granulocytic myeloid derived suppressor cells. Journal of Dermatological Science, 83(2), 124-130. doi: 10.1016/j.jdermsci.2016.04.013

Fitzgerald, P., Cox, B., Miller, A., Hall, S., & Reid, J. (2016). The proposed change to primary HPV screening in New Zealand: Reasons for caution. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1431), 18-22. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Wong, J., Miller, A., Cross, N., Grundy, K., O'Keefe, M., & Jardine, D. (2014). Calciphylaxis: Fatal arteriosclerosis of uncertain mechanism. Internal Medicine Journal, 44(10), 1040-1041. doi: 10.1111/imj.12562

MacKenzie, K. A., Miller, A. P., Hock, B. D., Gardner, J., Simcock, J. W., Roake, J. A., Dachs, G. U., Robinson, B. A., & Currie, M. J. (2011). Angiogenesis and host immune response contribute to the aggressive character of non-melanoma skin cancers in renal transplant recipients. Histopathology, 58(6), 875-885. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2559.2011.03845.x

Chapter in Book - Research

Miller, A. P., Loten, E. G., & Schwartz, P. L. (2000). Successful formats for applied learning in small-group tutorials in pathology, clinical biochemistry and other subjects. In D. Spiller (Ed.), Narratives from Tertiary Teaching. Giving Students a Voice. (pp. 27-44). Pearson Education/Longman.

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Journal - Research Article

Hider, P., Dempster-Rivett, K., Williman, J., Dempster-Rivett, M., Sadler, L., McLeod, M., Miller, A., & Sykes, P. (2018). A review of cervical cancer occurrences in New Zealand 2008–2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1472), 53-63. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Seddon, A., Hock, B., Miller, A., Frei, L., Pearson, J., McKenzie, J., Simcock, J., & Currie, M. (2016). Cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas with markers of increased metastatic risk are associated with elevated numbers of neutrophils and/or granulocytic myeloid derived suppressor cells. Journal of Dermatological Science, 83(2), 124-130. doi: 10.1016/j.jdermsci.2016.04.013

MacKenzie, K. A., Miller, A. P., Hock, B. D., Gardner, J., Simcock, J. W., Roake, J. A., Dachs, G. U., Robinson, B. A., & Currie, M. J. (2011). Angiogenesis and host immune response contribute to the aggressive character of non-melanoma skin cancers in renal transplant recipients. Histopathology, 58(6), 875-885. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2559.2011.03845.x

Miller, A., Rudland, J., Hurrell, M., & Ali, A. (2009). Rad-Path: Integrated anatomical pathology and radiology undergraduate tutorials. Pathology, 41(5), 460-466. doi: 10.1080/00313020903049286

Sykes, P. H., Harker, D. Y., Miller, A., Whitehead, M., Neal, H., Wells, J. E., & Peddie, D. (2008). A randomised comparison of SurePath liquid-based cytology and conventional smear cytology in a colposcopy clinic setting. BJOG, 115(11), 1375-1381. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01865.x

Miller, A. P., Schwartz, P. L., & Loten, E. G. (2000). Systems integration: A middle way between problem-based learning and traditional courses. Medical Teacher, 22, 51-58.

Doyle, T. C. A., Elwood, J. M., Smale, P. N., Berkeley, B. B., Blennerhassett, J., Miller, A. P., Chartres, S. M., Hunter, M. H., Packer, S. G. K., & Pfeifer, M. (1998). Clinical outcomes of the Otago-Southland Breast Cancer Screening Programme 1991-1996. New Zealand Medical Journal, 111, 380-383.

Loten, E. G., Schwartz, P. L., & Miller, A. P. (1998). Promoting small-group teaching through funding changes. Academic Medicine, 73(5), 615.

Guilford, P., Hopkins, J. B. W., Harraway, J., McLeod, M., McLeod, N., Harawira, P., … Miller, A., & Reeve, A. E. (1998). E-cadherin germline mutations in familial gastric cancer. Nature, 392(6674), 402-405. doi: 10.1038/32918

Schwartz, P. L., Loten, E. G., & Miller, A. P. (1997). Pilot studies of in-course assessment for a revised medical curriculum: I. Paper-based, whole class. Academic Medicine, 72, 1109-1112.

Miller, A. P., Haden, P., Schwartz, P. L., & Loten, E. G. (1997). Pilot studies of in-course assessment for a revised medical curriculum: II. Computer-based, individual. Academic Medicine, 72, 1113-1115.

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Journal - Research Other

Fitzgerald, P., Cox, B., Miller, A., Hall, S., & Reid, J. (2016). The proposed change to primary HPV screening in New Zealand: Reasons for caution. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1431), 18-22. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Wong, J., Miller, A., Cross, N., Grundy, K., O'Keefe, M., & Jardine, D. (2014). Calciphylaxis: Fatal arteriosclerosis of uncertain mechanism. Internal Medicine Journal, 44(10), 1040-1041. doi: 10.1111/imj.12562

Sykes, P., Miller, A., & Peddie, D. (2009). Unsatisfactory cervical cytology screening specimens are associated with missed cervical dysplasia and cancer [Author's reply]. BJOG, 116(6), 867. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02114.x

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