• Research Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
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Research Summary

I am a sociologist and survey methodologist primarily interested in experimental survey research to identify methods of improving response rates for web and mixed-mode surveys. I participate in survey design, questionnaire development and assessment, and survey implementation strategies. I am also interested in research to understand and alleviate health disparities, particularly in terms of cancer.


  • Postdoctoral Training, Survey Methodology, Washington State University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology, Washington State University
  • Master of Arts, Sociology, Washington State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Social Sciences, History minor, Westminster College


Morgan M. Millar, PhD is an assistant professor of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. She is Director of the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute's Survey Design and Measurement Core, a research methodologist and evaluator for Utah Cancer Registry, and a member of the Huntsman Cancer Institute's Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program. She conducts research on survey methodology and research recruitment, with particular interest in improving survey response and data quality, and cancer health disparities including assessing needs of cancer survivors. She teaches Survey Methods in the Master of Science in Clinical Investigation program. 

Dr. Millar received an MA and PhD in sociology from Washington State University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Social and Economic Sciences Research Center focusing on survey methodology.