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Richard R. Miller, Jr., PhD

Urban & Regional Planning

Richard R. Miller, Jr., Ph.D., is a specialist in policy research and in urban and regional planning, for STRATEGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (SRI).

Dr. Miller began his career as a planner for the Honolulu Department of General Planning, where his responsibilities included evaluating Development Plan changes based upon population distribution and land use policies, as well as forecasting growth on the island of O'ahu by aggregate and discrete geographic areas.

Immediately prior to joining SRI, Dr. Miller was Business Planning Manager for Health Net, Inc., where he was responsible for all business development, including the HMOs marketing research, new product development, and competitive analysis.

While with Kaiser Permanente Medical Care, he held the following positions: (a) Senior Market Research Analyst, (b) Land Use/Real Estate Manager for southern California, where he was responsible for all real estate transactions and securing land use entitlements; and (c) Director of Facilities Planning and Property for the HMO's Hawaii medical facilities.

Dr. Miller is an award-winning planner, earning the Exceptional Contribution Award from the Society of American Institute of Architects.

He earned his doctorate in Geography, with an emphasis on economic geography and spatial analysis, and an MA degree in Urban and Regional Planning, both from the University of Hawaii.

Richard R. Miller, Jr., PhD