Laura Miller, CP, PhD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Laura A. Miller, PhD, CP

Room#: RIC 1325 (office),
RIC 1764 (mail) 

Phone: 312-238-1183 


Research Scientist/Prosthetist
Center for Bionic Medicine
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Northwestern University

Research Interests

Dr. Miller has multiple publications in the area of normal gait and lower limb prosthetics.  She also has an interest in and has been an author in publications in the area of high-level upper limb prosthetic fittings


Clinical Interests

Dr. Miller is clinically involved in both upper and lower limb prosthetic fittings.  She is certified to fit Harmony systems, the C-leg, the Boston Digital Arm, the Utah Arm, and Otto Bock myoelectric systems.



  • B.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University, 1992
  • M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1994
  • Certificate Program in Prosthetics, Northwestern University, 1999
  • Certified Prosthetist, 2001
  • Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2003


Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Board Certified and Illinois licensed prosthetist
  • American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, member
  • American Society of Biomechanics, member
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, member
  • International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, member
  • IEEE, senior member