Michael Miller, MD is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, serves as Chair, American Heart Association Clinical Lipidology Council, He is also a Member of the AHA Leadership Committee and Nutrition and Metabolic Lifestyle Committee as well as the American College of Cardiology Nutrition Work Group. Dr. Miller is past president of the American Society of Preventive Cardiology (2005), chaired the AHA scientific statement, "Triglycerides and Cardiovascular Disease" (2011) and served as consultant for the U.S. Postal Service "Heart Health Stamp". He serves as trustee for the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation that awards grants for innovative community projects aimed at improving health through lifestyle changes across the United States. Dr. Miller graduated from Rutgers Medical School, completed medical residency at the University of Cincinnati Hospital and 2 fellowships (metabolism and cardiovascular disease) at Johns Hopkins. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Miller has published more than 250 scientific papers in the leading scientific journals with original research featured in Scientific American and National Geographic as well as numerous media outlets in print (e.g., BBC, NY Times, Chicago Tribune, International Herald, Times of London) and TV (e.g., NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, The Doctors, Rachael Ray and CBS Sunday Morning). His latest book, "Heal Your Heart: The Positive Emotions Prescription to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease" (Rodale) contains the latest breakthroughs in heart disease prevention and features new ways to effectively manage day-to-day stress. The book is highlighted by original heart-healthy recipes aimed at improving vascular health and promoting a sense of well-being with 100% of book proceeds donated to the American Heart Association.
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