Kathleen M. Miller, RN, PhD, MA, AHN-BC

Kathleen Miller
Adjunct Assistant Professor
(781) 485-6176

Dr. Miller is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, where she teaches in the interprofessional Mind Body Health and Healing Certificate program.

Kathleen is Director of the Wellness Center, a service of the Benson Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Mass General Hospital. The Wellness Center provides a full continuum of affordable, evidence-based wellness and health promotion services for MGH-Health Care Center patients. The Wellness Center works with patients to enhance self-care and resiliency, through stress reduction, group support, movement and exercise programs, as well as education and coaching for healthy lifestyle choices.  

Kathleen has nearly thirty years of nursing experience, with a focus on community health, wellness, health , promotion, Mind Body medicine, Holistic Nursing and nursing education.

She is a board certified Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, and has received numerous awards in recognition of outstanding performance and commitment to excellence in the areas of community health and wellness.

Research Interests

Her doctoral research focused on body-based spiritual practices, and she is has been conducting community-based research for the past several years, on the mind-body interventions for depression and anxiety.


BSN, Salem State College, Salem,  MA
MA, Lesley University,  Cambridge, MA
PhD,  Westbrook University, Weirton, VA

Dr. Miller received a PhD in Spirituality from Westbrook University, and completed a fellowship in Clinical Pastoral Education at Mass General, through the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care. She completed a Master's in Holistic Studies and Healing Arts/Expressive Arts Therapies from Lesley University, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Salem State College.