Anthony B. Miller, MD, FRCP, FRCP(C), FACE is Professor Emeritus in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada, and Director of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study. After training in internal medicine in the UK, he was a member of the scientific staff of the Medical Research Council’s Tuberculosis and Chest Diseases Unit 1962-71. He was Director of the Epidemiology Unit of the National Cancer Institute of Canada, 1971-86 and Chairman of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics, University of Toronto, 1992-6. He served as Special Expert in the Early Detection Branch, Division of Cancer Prevention, US National Cancer Institute, 1996-7, Senior Epidemiologist, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France 1997-8, Head, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany 1998-2002, Associate Director, Research, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, January 2009-December, 2010 and Visiting Senior Scientist, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France, September 2011-January 2012.
He has been a consultant to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Cancer Control and Special Advisor to the Eastern Mediterranean Region of WHO on Early Detection and Cancer Control. He is Scientific Lead of the OncoSim Initiative of the Canadian Partnership against Cancer and a member of the Partnership’s Cancer Control Council. His research program has included the epidemiology of cancers of the breast, bladder, colorectum, stomach, pancreas, larynx, lung and childhood leukemia; the investigation of diet, radiation (ionizing and non-ionizing) and occupation and cancer; evaluation of screening, especially for cancer of the breast, cervix and prostate, clinical trials of cancer therapy; and the application of knowledge to cancer control.
Dr Miller is a scientific advisor to Canadians for Safe technology (C4ST) and the Environmental Health Trust.