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Additional Title:

Director, Outpatient Oncology

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Location:

22 South Greene Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Phone (Primary):

410-328-7468

Fax:

410-328-6896

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Education and Training

Education

1977: BS, Biology, Tufts University,

1978: Graduate Studies, Biochemistry, Tufts University

1978-1982: MD, Tufts University School of Medicine

 

Postdoctoral Training

1982-1985: Resident, Internal Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital

1985-1986: Fellow, Hematology, National Institutes of Health,

1986-1988: Clinical Fellow, Medical Oncology, John Hopkins

Biosketch

In my academic career, at Yale, I worked as a member of the Breast Oncology Group and edited a book, "Choices in Breast Cancer Treatment" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008). At the same time I was the founder and Director of the Connecticut Challenge Cancer Survivorship Program: a multidisciplinary program providing care for cancer survivors and served as the course director for three annual CME programs for health care providers on cancer survivorship. I have had extensive experience in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows about cancer survivorship.

In January, 2009 I joined the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as the Director of the Lance Armstrong Foundation Cancer Survivorship Clinic. While at Dana-Farber I have edited a new text, "Medical and Psychosocial Care of the Cancer Survivor" (Jones and Bartlett, 2009) and then, “Excellent Care for Cancer Survivors (Praeger Press, 2011). I was the founding Director of a Harvard CME Course on Cancer Survivorship in October, 2009 with a second annual conference in 2010. Our survivorship group created a series of award winning videotapes for the Dana-Farber website about “Living Well Beyond Cancer” ( http://www.dana-farber.org/pat/surviving/adult-onset/living-well/).  I have also developed a strong interest in international cancer care. I am very pleased to volunteer my time to ASCO helping to organize an Oncology Fellowship Training Program in Ethiopia.

At the University of Maryland, Greenebaum Cancer Center I serve as the Director of Outpatient Oncology and I am a member of the Thoracic Oncology Group. My interest is in developing new and improved treatment for patients with mesothelioma and lung cancer.

 

Research/Clinical Keywords

Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, Cancer Survivorship

Highlighted Publications

Miller KD.  Choices in Breast Cancer. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD (January 2008)

Miller KD. Medical and psychosocial care of the cancer survivor. Jones and Barlett. (January, 2010)

Miller KD Excellence in Cancer Survivorship Care Praeger Press 10/2011

Miller KD and Simon MR  Global Perspective on Cancer Care, Praeger Press, 2015

Miller K, Mehta R, Abraham J, Opneja A, Jain RK.Patterns of Long-term Cancer Survivorship  Care in a National Cancer Institute- Designated Comprehensive Cancer  Center.   Am J Clin Oncology 2015 Oct 15.

Symptoms and symptom management in long-term cancer survivors. Gosain R, Miller K  Cancer J. 2013 Sep-Oct; 19(5):405-9. 

Miller K, Loscalzo M, From the guest editors: "Palliative medicine: the science of Caring”. Miller K, Loscalzo MJ Cancer J. 2013 Sep-Oct; 19(5):371-2. 

Miljković MD, Emuron D, Rhodes L, Abraham J, Miller K."Allow Natural Death" versus "Do Not Resuscitate": What Do Patients with Advanced Cancer Choose J Palliative Med. 2015 May; 18(5):457-60. 

Grants and Contracts

1/09-8/11: PI- 10%- Center Director

Defining the standard of care for cancer survivors. 

Lance Armstrong Foundation Center Grant - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Total Cost- $250,000/year

 

1/12-12/12: PI-5%

Cancer Survivorship Care Research Initiative

Innovators Grant. Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Total cost- $10,000

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