Biography: Michael Miller, MD

Michael Miller, MD
  • Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Public Health
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology
  • University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Baltimore, MD

Dr. Miller serves as Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology and Professor of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In addition, he is Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology at the University of Maryland Medical System and Staff Physician at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Baltimore. His major research interests are disorders of lipid and lipoprotein metabolism, molecular studies of HDL cholesterol, triglycerides and the postprandial response to dietary fat, nontraditional coronary risk factors and clinical trials to reduce atherosclerosis. Dr. Miller has participated in landmark clinical trials including AVERT, MIRACL, PROVE-IT, TNT and COURAGE.

He is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine, including certifications in internal medicine, clinical lipidology and recertification in cardiovascular disease. Dr. Miller is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association Council on Arteriosclerosis. He is also an active Member of the American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology.

Dr. Miller has authored more than 250 original articles, book chapters and other publications. Original research articles have appeared in the BMJ, Circulation, JACC, JAMA, NEJM, PNAS and Science. He is the co-author of The Practice of Coronary Disease Prevention, published by Williams and Wilkins (1996) and the AMA Guide to Preventing and Treating Heart Disease (2008). Dr. Miller has served on the program faculty for the American College of Cardiology Self-Assessment Program (ACCSAP) and Complex Lipid Management Self-Assessment Program that involves preparation for certification in Cardiology and Clinical Lipidology, respectively and most recently as Chair for the AHA Scientific Statement: Triglycerides and Cardiovascular Disease. Currently, he is an Associate Editor for the journal BMC Public Health, Senior Editor for Preventive Cardiology and member of several other editorial boards.

Dr. Miller is Past President of the American Society of Preventive Cardiology. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association and Veteran's Affairs Administration. He received a B.A. degree from Rutgers College and M.D. from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Following a medical residency at the University of Cincinnati Hospital, he completed two fellowships at Johns Hopkins, one in lipoprotein metabolism and the second in cardiovascular disease.