Scott Millis, PhD, ABPP, CStat, PStat®

Scott Millis, PhD, ABPP, CStat, PStat®

Scott Millis, PhD, ABPP, CStat, PStat®

Office Address

261 Mack Blvd
Detroit, MI 48201 Office
Phone: 313-993-8085


Narrative Bio

Scott R. Millis, PhD, MEd is a tenured Professor in the Department of Neurology and the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Wayne State University School of Medicine.  Dr. Millis is a Chartered Statistician (CStat) with the British Royal Statistical Society and a Professional Statistician (PStat) with the American Statistical Association.  He is also board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in Clinical Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology, and Rehabilitation Psychology

Dr. Millis served as the statistician for the Traumatic Brain Injury National Data Center (TBINDC).  Prior to coming to WSU, Dr. Millis was Director of the Office of Clinical Trials at Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation. He is the former Chief of Neuropsychology at the DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan. His special interests include the development and evaluation of statistical prediction models, Rasch analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, and Bayesian model averaging.

Academic Rank


Awards & Honors

1991   Diplomate - Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Psychology

1997   Diplomate - Rehabilitation Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology

2002   Fellow - Clinical Neuropsychology (Div 40), American Psychological Association

2004   Fellow - Rehabilitation Psychology (Div 22), American Psychological Association

2005   Fellow - Quantitative and Qualitative Methods (Div 5), American Psychological Association

2006   Physician / Faculty of the Year, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan

2007   Chartered Statistician (CStat), Royal Statistical Society (UK)

2007   Diplomate - Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology

2010   Professional Statistician (PStat), American Statistical Association


 Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH AB 05/1978 Psychology


University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH MA 08/1982 Clinical Psychology

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH PHD 08/1984 Clinical Psychology 

Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ  (Statistics)

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI MED 05/2003 Evaluation & Research

Position Title

Department of Neurology
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Wayne State University School of Medicine



 Cincinnati VA Medical Center - Clinical Psychology - 1984


Davis JJ, Millis SR. Reply to commentary by Bilder, Sugar, and Helleman (2014 this issue) on minimizing false positive error with multiple performance validity tests. Clin Neuropsychol. 2014;28(8):1224-9. PubMed PMID: 25491099.

Binder LM, Larrabee GJ, Millis SR. Intent to fail: significance testing of forced choice test results. Clin Neuropsychol. 2014;28(8):1366-75. PubMed PMID: 25386898.

Bashem JR, Rapport LJ, Miller JB, Hanks RA, Axelrod BN, Millis SR. Comparisons of five performance validity indices in bona fide and simulated traumatic brain injury. Clin Neuropsychol. 2014;28(5):851- 75. PubMed PMID: 24983387.

Davis JJ, Millis SR. Examination of performance validity test failure in relation to number of tests administered. Clin Neuropsychol. 2014;28(2):199-214. PubMed PMID: 24528190.

Wolfe PL, Millis SR, Hanks R, Fichtenberg N, Larrabee GJ, Sweet JJ. Effort indicators within the California Verbal Learning Test-II (CVLT-II). Clin Neuropsychol. 2010 Jan;24(1):153-68. PubMed PMID: 19750408.

Larrabee GJ, Millis SR, Meyers JE. Sensitivity to brain dysfunction of the Halstead-Reitan vs an abilityfocused neuropsychological battery. Clin Neuropsychol. 2008 Sep;22(5):813-25. PubMed PMID: 18756388.

Axelrod BN, Fichtenberg NL, Millis SR, Wertheimer JC. Detecting incomplete effort with Digit Span from the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Third Edition. Clin Neuropsychol. 2006 Sep;20(3):513-23. PubMed PMID: 16895862.

Millis SR, Volinsky CT. Assessment of response bias in mild head injury: beyond malingering tests. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2001 Dec;23(6):809-28. PubMed PMID: 11910546.

Hanks RA, Rapport LJ, Waldron Perrine B, Millis SR. Correlates of resilience in the first 5 years after traumatic brain injury. Rehabil Psychol. 2016 Aug;61(3):269-276. PubMed PMID: 26855130.

Greene HA, Rapport LJ, Millis SR, Hanks RA, Williams MW. Rasch analysis of the coping inventory for stressful situations in individuals with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Apr;96(4):659-66. PubMed PMID: 25461689.

Hanks RA, Rapport LJ, Waldron-Perrine B, Millis SR. Role of character strengths in outcome after mild complicated to severe traumatic brain injury: a positive psychology study. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Nov;95(11):2096-102. PubMed PMID: 25010535.

Millis SR, Meachen SJ, Griffen JA, Hanks RA, Rapport LJ. Rasch analysis of the community integration measure in persons with traumatic brain injury. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Apr;95(4):734-40. PubMed PMID: 24361818.  

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