Fiona A Miller

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Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Ruling in and ruling out: implications of molecular genetic diagnoses for disease classification
    Fiona Alice Miller
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 61:2536-45. 2005
  2. ncbi The importance of being marginal: Norma Ford Walker and a Canadian school of medical genetics
    Fiona Miller
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Am J Med Genet 115:102-10. 2002
  3. ncbi Dermatoglyphics and the persistence of 'Mongolism'
    Fiona Alice Miller
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Stud Sci 33:75-94. 2003
  4. ncbi Understanding the new human genetics: a review of scientific editorials
    Fiona Alice Miller
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:2373-85. 2006
  5. ncbi Incorporating documents into qualitative nursing research
    Fiona A Miller
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 37:348-53. 2005
  6. ncbi Redefining disease? The nosologic implications of molecular genetic knowledge
    Fiona Alice Miller
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Perspect Biol Med 49:99-114. 2006
  7. ncbi 'Your true and proper gender': the Barr body as a good enough science of sex
    Fiona Alice Miller
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Health Science Centre 3H1A, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 37:459-83. 2006
  8. pmc Health-care providers' views on pursuing reproductive benefit through newborn screening: the case of sickle cell disorders
    Yvonne Bombard
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:498-504. 2012
  9. doi Using Newborn Screening Bloodspots for Research: Public Preferences for Policy Options
    Robin Z Hayeems
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 137:. 2016
  10. doi Informing parents about expanded newborn screening: influences on provider involvement
    Robin Z Hayeems
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 124:950-8. 2009

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  1. ncbi Ruling in and ruling out: implications of molecular genetic diagnoses for disease classification
    Fiona Alice Miller
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 61:2536-45. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi The importance of being marginal: Norma Ford Walker and a Canadian school of medical genetics
    Fiona Miller
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Am J Med Genet 115:102-10. 2002
    ..Yet many members of the research school retained dermatoglyphic technique and used it to contribute to progress in medical cytogenetics. In this article, I explore why the history of this marginal research school is important...
  3. ncbi Dermatoglyphics and the persistence of 'Mongolism'
    Fiona Alice Miller
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Stud Sci 33:75-94. 2003
    ..Old networks were not supplanted; they were re-aligned...
  4. ncbi Understanding the new human genetics: a review of scientific editorials
    Fiona Alice Miller
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 62:2373-85. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Incorporating documents into qualitative nursing research
    Fiona A Miller
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 37:348-53. 2005
    ..To present an overview of how documents can be incorporated as key sources of data in qualitative nursing research...
  6. ncbi Redefining disease? The nosologic implications of molecular genetic knowledge
    Fiona Alice Miller
    Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Perspect Biol Med 49:99-114. 2006
    ..Ironically, genetic information is likely to play a central role in producing a new, but still empirical, classification scheme...
  7. ncbi 'Your true and proper gender': the Barr body as a good enough science of sex
    Fiona Alice Miller
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Health Science Centre 3H1A, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 37:459-83. 2006
    ..Though provisional, the scientific status of the sex chromatin within this system of knowledge was good enough to support a flourishing research enterprise in the clinical sciences...
  8. pmc Health-care providers' views on pursuing reproductive benefit through newborn screening: the case of sickle cell disorders
    Yvonne Bombard
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:498-504. 2012
    ..Broader discussion of the balance between benefits to screened individuals and those to families and societies, in the context of public health programs, is needed...
  9. doi Using Newborn Screening Bloodspots for Research: Public Preferences for Policy Options
    Robin Z Hayeems
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 137:. 2016
    ..Retaining residual newborn screening (NBS) bloodspots for medical research remains contentious. To inform this debate, we sought to understand public preferences for, and reasons for preferring, alternative policy options...
  10. doi Informing parents about expanded newborn screening: influences on provider involvement
    Robin Z Hayeems
    Department of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pediatrics 124:950-8. 2009
    ..Expanded newborn screening (NBS) identifies some disorders for which clinical benefit is uncertain, as well as "incidental" findings (eg, carrier status), thus enhancing the need to inform parents about NBS before sample collection...
  11. pmc Public views on participating in newborn screening using genome sequencing
    Yvonne Bombard
    1 Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2 Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 22:1248-54. 2014
    ..These findings point to the need for caution in the untargeted use of WG/ES in public health contexts. ..
  12. pmc Expectations and values about expanded newborn screening: a public engagement study
    Robin Z Hayeems
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Health Expect 18:419-29. 2015
    ..We investigated Canadian public expectations and values regarding the types of conditions that should be included in NBS and whether parents should provide consent...
  13. doi Citizen expectations of 'academic entrepreneurship' in health research: public science, practical benefit
    Fiona A Miller
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Health Expect 18:2356-74. 2015
    ..Yet, retaining citizen trust and support for research encourages caution in pursuit of commercial science...
  14. doi Parents' willingness to pay for biologic treatments in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Heather F Burnett
    Child Health Evaluative Sciences, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Value Health 17:830-7. 2014
    ..Inconsistent and inadequate drug coverage, however, prevents many children from receiving timely and equitable access to the best treatment...
  15. doi Do canadian researchers and the lay public prioritize biomedical research outcomes equally? A choice experiment
    Fiona A Miller
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Med 88:519-26. 2013
    ..To quantify and compare the preferences of researchers and laypeople in Canada regarding the outcomes of basic biomedical research...
  16. doi The primary care physician role in cancer genetics: a qualitative study of patient experience
    Fiona A Miller
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Fam Pract 27:563-9. 2010
    ..The perspective of primary care physicians (PCPs) regarding their role in support of genetic testing has been explored, but little is known about the expectations of patients or the PCP role once genetic test results are received...
  17. doi A secondary benefit: the reproductive impact of carrier results from newborn screening for cystic fibrosis
    Yvonne Bombard
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Genet Med . 2016
    ..Newborn screening (NBS) for cystic fibrosis (CF) can identify carriers, which is considered a benefit that enables reproductive planning. We examined the reproductive impact of carrier result disclosure of NBS for CF...
  18. doi Does a duty of disclosure foster special treatment of genetic research participants?
    Robin Z Hayeems
    Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 3M6, Canada
    J Genet Couns 22:654-61. 2013
    ..For researchers, feeling obliged to report research results may be in conflict with the obligation to avoid special treatment of research participants; this may in turn threaten principles of voluntariness, autonomy, and justice...
  19. doi Parents' perspectives on participating in genetic research in autism
    Magan Trottier
    Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Autism Dev Disord 43:556-68. 2013
    ..The results of this study highlight complex factors involved in families' decisions to participate in autism genetic research and provide points to consider for this population of research participants...
  20. doi Ethics in Canadian health technology assessment: a descriptive review
    Deirdre DeJean
    Health Research Methodology Programme, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 25:463-9. 2009
    ..This study examines both whether and how ethical issues are incorporated into HTA...
  21. pmc The health system impact of false positive newborn screening results for medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency: a cohort study
    Maria D Karaceper
    School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8 M5, Canada
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 11:12. 2016
    ..We evaluated the impact of false positive newborn screening results for medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD) in a cohort of Ontario infants...
  22. pmc Child and family experiences with inborn errors of metabolism: a qualitative interview study with representatives of patient groups
    Sara D Khangura
    Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8M5, Canada
    J Inherit Metab Dis 39:139-47. 2016
    ..We conducted qualitative interviews with IEM patient group representatives to increase understanding of patient and family experiences, needs, and priorities and inform patient-centered research and care...
  23. pmc Testing personalized medicine: patient and physician expectations of next-generation genomic sequencing in late-stage cancer care
    Fiona A Miller
    1 Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada 2 Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 22:391-5. 2014
    ..These findings suggest the need for information and decision tools to support physicians in communicating realistic prospects of benefit, and for cautious approaches to the generation of incidental genetic information. ..
  24. pmc Reconsidering reproductive benefit through newborn screening: a systematic review of guidelines on preconception, prenatal and newborn screening
    Yvonne Bombard
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:751-60. 2010
    ..Traditional norms for NBS may require reconsideration where the remit of screening exceeds the primary goal of clinical benefits for infants...
  25. doi Genomic testing in cancer: patient knowledge, attitudes, and expectations
    Phillip S Blanchette
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 120:3066-73. 2014
    ..This form of DNA testing is currently being studied for its ability to guide cancer therapy. The objective of the current study was to describe patients' knowledge, attitudes, and expectations toward GTC...
  26. doi Parents' preferences for drug treatments in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a discrete choice experiment
    Heather F Burnett
    The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:1382-91. 2012
    ..To examine parents' preferences for drug treatments and health outcomes in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and identify demographic and health-related factors that significantly impact choice...
  27. pmc Understanding sickle cell carrier status identified through newborn screening: a qualitative study
    Fiona A Miller
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:303-8. 2010
    ..Disclosure policy related to incidentally generated infant carrier results needs to account for these complex realities...
  28. doi What does it mean to trust a health system? A qualitative study of Canadian health care values
    Julia Abelson
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Canada
    Health Policy 91:63-70. 2009
    ..We used a qualitative empirical study of Canadians' values toward their health system to develop more meaningful conceptualizations of trust and health systems that can inform the pursuit of more trustworthy health systems...
  29. doi Contending visions in the evolution of genetic medicine: the case of cancer genetic services in Ontario, Canada
    Fiona Alice Miller
    Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, 4th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3M6, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 67:152-60. 2008
    ..Yet questions about who will control genetic technologies are not simply turf battles between the professions: they are also inescapably questions about what the genetic technologies should and will accomplish clinically...