|Mark Miller, MD is formerly the Fogarty international Centers Associate Director for Research and Founding Director of the Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD. He previously served as a Medical Officer on the Children's Vaccine Initiative for the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Medical Epidemiologist for the CDC National Immunizations Program and Epidemiology Program Office. He has conducted laboratory, translational and policy analytical research in bacterial and viral vaccine discovery/development and deployment at the international and national levels. Dr Miller led several multi-national studies including the Malnutrition and Enteric Disease Study (MAL-ED) and the Multinational Influenza Seasonal Mortality Study (MISMS) and has received over $65 million of private and government research grants. His biomedical research has also led to a patent of a novel method to formulate recombinant influenza vaccines and a common protein influenza vaccine. He has served as a member of many professional societies and steering committees, including the US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary's Advisory Council on Public Health Preparedness and several National Science Foundation and NIH task forces. He has presented and consulted nationally and internationally for organizations including the World Health Organization, UNICEF, US Agency for International Development, the Pan American Health Organization, and the World Bank. Current research interests include the integration of multi-disciplinary quantitative data to help inform population based public health outcomes. This includes the incorporation of historical vital statistics, biomedical, demographic, economic and environmental datasets of various spatial and temporal resolution to help understand the role of microbial organisms and human populations in the fields of infectious diseases, child growth and cognitive development. Most studies are conducted in diverse populations throughout the world.
Dr. Miller has received numerous awards, including the Distinguished Service Medal, from the US Public Health Service. He has published over 160 scientific articles in the peer-reviewed literature and numerous book chapters.
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