Dr Mills is a Senior Lecturer and NHMRC Research Fellow at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. Her research focuses on the epidemiology and treatment of co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders, in particular, post traumatic stress disorder. Dr Mills has published widely in the area. In her short career she has had over 30 articles accepted for publication in leading substance use and psychiatric journals, and been a chief investigator on grants totalling over $2.5 million. Her current position is funded through and NHMRC Career Development Award. Dr Mills has received awards for excellence in science and research from the Australasian Society of for Traumatic Stress Studies (2004), the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (2007), and most recently, the prestigious US based College on problems of Drug Dependence (2009). In 2010 she was awarded two departmental awards in recognition of her academic accomplishments and the impact of her work on the community.
Broad Research Areas:
Dr Mills is a Senior Lecturer and NHMRC Research Fellow at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. Her research focuses on the epidemiology Psychiatry, Epidemiology, Clinical Research, Population Health, Drug Related Harm / Addiction
Specific Research Keywords:
Drugs, Mental Health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Clinical Research, Comorbid disorders