Dr. Mills has worked as a Psychologist in the VA since 1994. He currently works in the VA National Center for Patient Safety Field Office in White River Junction VT. He joined NCPS in 2002 and has focused on suicide prevention, patient safety improvement and measuring patient safety in VA, authoring/co-authoring over 120 peer reviewed articles and chapters.
Prior to joining the NCPS he was the Associate Director of the VISN 1 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry and directed several national medical safety improvement projects. From 1994 to 1999 he served as the director of the Evaluation and Brief Treatment of PTSD Unit, and the Director of the PTSD service at the VAMC White River Junction VT.
He has served as the Chair of the Clinical Ethics Committee at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction Vermont since 2002. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth