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Adam J. Milam

MD, PhD, MHS

 

Phone#:

(410) 963-6555

 

Email:

amilam3@jhu.edu 

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About Adam Milam

 

Adam J. Milam, MD, PhD is a Senior Associate Consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Mayo Clinic Arizona. Prior to starting this position, he completed his cardiothoracic anesthesiology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic and residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Prior to medical school, he attended Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health. He also holds a Master of Health Science as well as a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health from the Department of Mental Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Dr. Milam has been actively involved in several national and state societies including the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, the National Medical Association, and the California Society of Anesthesiologists; he serves on committees for each of these organizations. He also is actively engaged in research; Dr. Milam’s research is rooted in practices, policies, and interventions to address health disparities and health inequities. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed publications and has more than 75 national, international, and invited presentations. His research has been featured and disseminated in leading public health and medical journals as well as Men’s Health, Rolling Stone, and US News & World Report. His work has been used to guide local and state legislation that promote health equity. Dr. Milam’s research also explores barriers to and possible strategies to improve diversity in the medical workforce. He has received multiple national awards including the Herbert W. Nickens Scholarship from the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service Physician Professional Advisory Committee; Dr. Milam is also a member of the Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society.

EXPERIENCE
 
December 2012-present

Faculty Associate

CDC Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence/Maryland Safe and Supportive Schools Project (MDS3)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Assist PI/Co-PIs with maintaining independent research portfolio in areas relevant to: 1) violence exposure and prevention in children, adolescents and young adults; and 2) school climate and academic performance among middle and high school students. Manage GIS data collection and perform geospatial analyses. Assist in manuscript preparation and grant applications. Assist with training and recalibration of data collectors.

December 2011-December 2012

Research Data Analyst

CDC Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence/Maryland Safe and Supportive Schools Project (MDS3)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

December 2011-July 2012

Epidemiologist

Baltimore City Health Department
Assisted with the preparation of the health departments Neighborhood Health Profiles. Collect, analyze, and clean health data.

EDUCATION
 
June 2016

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI

2012

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.),

Mental Health

Child Mental Health Services Training Program

Department of Mental Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Dissertation Advisors: Philip Leaf, Ph.D, C. Debra Furr-Holden, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: Alcohol Outlets and Alcohol, Tobacco, and

Drug Exposure in Children and Young Adults

2009

Master of Health Science (M.H.S.),

Mental Health

Certificate in Health Disparities & Health Inequities

Department of Mental Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Academic Advisors: Holly Wilcox, Ph.D., C. Debra Furr-Holden, Ph.D.

Thesis: Blue in the Hood: Environmental Factors Associated with Depression in Urban School Children

Honors and Awards
 

Majorie Edwards Prize for Scholarship & Community Service, Wayne State University - 2016

Harris Award, Wayne State University - 2016

20 in Their Twenties Award, Maryland Daily Record - 2016

Dean's Distinguished Leadership Award, Wayne State University - 2016

Majorie Edwards Prize for Scholarship & Community Service, Wayne State University - 2015