Geoffrey Miller MA MB BCh MPhil MD, FRCP, FRACP

Professor of Pediatrics (Neurology) and of Neurology; Clinical Director Yale Pediatric Neurology, Co-Director Yale/MDA Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic

Biographical Info

Geoffrey Miller, M.B., Ch.B., is a professor of Pediatrics and Neurology. He graduated in medicine MB BCh fro Trinity College Dublin in 1972.His pediatric training was at the Cambridge Military Hospital, and pediatric neurology and neurodevelopmental pediatric residencies were at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children Western Australia and British Columbia Children’s Hospital Vancouver Canada. He is board certified in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology and is also board certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. He has served as the Medical Director of the West Australian Cerebral Palsy Center, and as a clinic director of pediatric neuromuscular clinics in West Australia, Hershey Pennsylvania, Baylor College of Medicine Houston Texas, and is a co-director of a pediatric neuromuscular clinic at Yale New Haven Hospital. Presently he is the Clinical Director of Pediatric Neurology at the Yale University School of Medicine . His main clinical interests are neonatal neurodevelopmental outcomes and pediatric neuromuscular disorder. His academic interests include Pediatric bioethics and neuroethics.

He served a clinical research fellowship in neonatal neurology and neuromuscular disorder at the Hammersmith hospital, Royal Postgraduate School, London. His MD Doctoral degree was from the University of Western Australia and his thesis concerned the epidemiology of cerebral palsy. He was a member of and senior investigator at the Australian Neuromuscular Research Institute. He has been elected to the American Neurological Association and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in London and a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians. He has more than 120 publications and is the editor of 3 books and the sole author of one. His present academic interest is in pediatric bioethics and he is a member of the Yale Bioethics Center, the Yale Program for Biomedical Ethics and the Child Neurology Society Bioethics Committee. He is the author of the book Extreme Prematurity. Bioethics and Law, and the editor of the books Pediatric Bioethics, Cerebral Palsies. Causes, Consequences and Management, and Static Encephalopathies of Infancy and Childhood..

Education & Training

Trinity College, Dublin (1972)
University of Glasgow (2002)
Cambridge Military Hospital, England, Pediatrics (1975 - 1978)
Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Western Australia, Developmental Pediatrics/Child Neurology (1979 - 1982)
Hammersmith Hospital, London, Neurology/Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (1982 - 1983)
Royal Perth Hospital & QEII Medical Center, Adult Neurology (1985 - 1986)
British Columbia Children's Hospital, Child Neurology (1986 - 1987)
Board Certification
Neurology with Special Qual in Child Neurology, Board Certified  (1994)

Honors & Recognition

  • Master of Arts Privatim Yale University
  • Research Advisory Committee
    March of Dimes (2008 -)
  • NAME, NIH Study Section
  • 2010 Chair, Ethics Symposium. International Pediatric Association World Congress 2010. Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • 1983 Chairman, Scientific Sub-Committee of the Western Pacific Cerebral Palsy Association
  • 1996 Elected to American Neurological Association
  • 1997 Elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Chairman, International Affairs Committee, Child Neurology Society
  • Member of 2004 Mohonk Consensus Committee for the US Congressional Committee Report on Disorders of Consciousness
  • Elected Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • 2010 Attending of the Year. Neurology Department, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Editorial Board
    Acta Paediatrica (2013)
  • 41st Guinness Lecturer
    Coombe Womens and Infants University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (2013)

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