The American Health Council has appointed Dr. Jennifer Miller as “Best in Medicine” in recognition of her various contributions to the medical industry over the last 20 years.
Dr. Miller always wanted to practice medicine, so therefore went on to study for her MD at University of Florida College of Medicine. She then went to complete Fellowship and Residency at the University of Florida. During her education, Dr. Miller began to make connections between obesity and brain development.
As an expert in access for specialized care and medication, Dr. Miller is currently working as an Associate Professor at the University of Florida. On a daily basis, Dr. Millers responsibilities include directing clinical research on child obesity and children with Prader-Willi Syndrome. The University of Florida (UF Health) has more than 22,000 employees and they all share the same shared vision and commitment to excellent patient care. The organization offers various services including education, research, patient care, medical school and healthcare.
Throughout her career, Dr. Miller has had enjoyed many successes. She’s been honoured with being presented with The Patient Choice Award from 2011 – 2015. Additionally, she was awarded with the Compassionate Doctor recognition from 2015-2016. During her time in the industry, Dr. Miller has been lucky enough to have been guided by great mentors as well as having a fantastic facility to conduct her research; this is what she attributes her success to.
To continue to expand her knowledge and to keep up to date, Dr. Miller is a member of various professional associations. These include The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association, The Scientific Advisory Board for the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research and The Pediatric Endocrinology Society. In addition, Dr. Miller is also highly involved with charitable organizations; The PWSA Clinical Advisory Board and The FPWR Advisory Board.
Over the next few years, Dr. Miller plans to continue to do work and research on PWS (Prader-Willi Syndrome), specifically on the appetite issues linked with the condition.
Associate Professor at the University of Florida
- UF Health represents the shared vision and commitment to patient care excellence of more than 22,000 employees of the University of Florida Health Science Center and UF Health Shand’s health care system.
Source: The University of Florida