Dr. Steven Miller (MDCM, MAS, FRCPC) is Head of the Division of Neurology and the Centre for Brain & Mental Health at the Hospital for Sick Children, Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto, and Senior Scientist in the Neuroscience & Mental Health Program at the Research Institute of SickKids. He holds the Bloorview Children’s Hospital Foundation Chair in Paediatric Neuroscience. He co-leads CHILD-BRIGHT, a Canadian national patient-oriented research network to improve the lives of children with brain based developmental disabilities and their families.
Leading a multidisciplinary team, his research focuses on better understanding brain injury and development in the newborn. He and his team use advanced brain imaging and long-term follow-up to help children who were born early or with congenital heart disease. The goal of his team’s work is to promote strategies to prevent brain injury, and to promote recovery if the brain is injured to improve the lifelong health of children and their families. He is passionate about supporting the career development of young child health researchers and recently completed his tenure as President of the Society for Pediatric Research.