marc miller

University of California
Associate Director for Research
United States

Dr. Mark Miller obtained his BA, Magna Cum Laude, at Amherst College in human ecology, biology and neuroscience. His biomedical research career began in Thailand working on the clinical evaluation of Japanese Encephalitis vaccines and work at the National Institutes of Health as a Howard Hughes Research Scholar in virology and sero-epidemiologic studies of the retrovirus HTLV-1 in Papua New Guinea and Latin America. He completed his doctoral thesis in medical anthropology and virology working at the Yale Arbovirus Research Unit and the NIH.After completing an internal medicine residency at Yale New Haven Hospital, Dr Miller became an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in 1992 at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where he was an early pioneer in the Prevention Effectiveness Activity of the Epidemiology Program Office. Following work at the CDC National Immunization Program, Dr Miller was detailed to the Childrens Vaccine Initiative in Geneva where he promoted the development and distribution of vaccines through analysis of national, regional and global policies pertaining to vaccine preventable diseases. Dr. Miller has devoted much of his research career in developing countries, conducting multi-disciplinary research in East Africa, South-east Asia, Oceania, Central and South America. His research interests has centered on the epidemiology and control of tropical and vaccine-preventable diseases, human and environmental interactions which lead to adverse health outcomes and in training epidemiologists. Dr. Miller joined the Fogarty International Center in January 2000 as the Associate Director for Research and subsequently established a new Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies, which he also had directed for 15 years. Areas of concentration include the mathematical modeling of infectious disease and the adaptation/translation of health interventions for diverse populations.
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