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CONNIE MILLER

Connie Miller

Connie H. Miller, Ph.D.
Director, Hemostasis Laboratory
Hematologic Diseases Branch, NCID/DASTLR
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Address

 

                1600 Clifton Road, Mailstop D02, Atlanta, GA 30333
Telephone: (404) 639-2851 FAX: (404) 639-1638
E-mail: crm5@cdc.gov

Education           

               
Ph.D., Genetics, 1977
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

                Bachelor of Science,  Biology, 1972
East Texas State University, Commerce, Texas

                Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, 1968-1970

Certification                      

 

                Ph.D. Medical Geneticist, 1982,  American Board of Medical Genetics

Positions Held

 

January 1999-     Director, Hemostasis Laboratory
Present                Hematologic Diseases Branch
Division of AIDS, STD, and TB Laboratory Research
National Center for Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

October 1992-    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, 
January 1999      Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois

Director, Coagulation Laboratory
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Administrative Director, Comprehensive Hemophilia Treatment Center
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
Geneticist, Comprehensive Hemophilia Treatment Center
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois

August 1986-      Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pathology
September 1992               University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
Director, Clinical Coagulation Laboratory
Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas
Clinical Director, Maternal Serum AFP & hCG Screening Program
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas
Co-Director, Arkansas Genetics Program
Arkansas Children’s Hospital and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

September 1983-             Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
July 1986              Divisions of Hematology and Genetics
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
Director, Special Coagulation Laboratory
Mount Sinai Medical Center,  New York, New York
Geneticist, Regional Hemophilia Diagnostic and Treatment Center
New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center,  New York, New York

September 1977-             Assistant Professor of Genetics, Department of Pediatrics
August 1983        Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York
Director, Special Coagulation Laboratory               
New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, New York, New York                            Geneticist, Regional Hemophilia Diagnostic and Treatment Center
New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center,  New York, New York

September 1976-             National Institutes of Health Graduate Fellow, Curriculum in Genetics
August 1977        University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

September 1972-             National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, Curriculum in Genetics
August 1976        University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Professional Activities

 

1998-Present     Member, International Subcommittee on von Willebrand Factor
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

1987-1992            Member, Sickle Cell Advisory Committee
Newborn Screening Program, Arkansas Department of Health

1987-1992            Member, DNA Diagnostics Committee
Great Plains Genetic Services Network

1985-1986            Member, Institutional Review Board, CDC AIDS Project
National Hemophilia Foundation

1983-1986            Chair, Laboratory Task Force
Region II Hemophilia Treatment Centers

1983-1986            Member, Hemophilia Advisory Panel
New York State Department of Health

                               
1979-1986            Member, Executive Committee
New York State Genetic Diseases Program
New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York

1979-1986            Project Coordinator, Statewide Hemophilia Counseling Services
New York State Genetic Diseases Program

Professional Organizations

 

                American Society of Hematology
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
World Federation of Hemophilia

Publications

 

Articles
1.          Elston RC, Graham JB, Miller CH, Reisner HM, Bouma BN.  Probabilistic classification of hemophilia A carriers by discriminant analysis.  Thrombosis Research 8:  683-695, 1976.

  2.          Graham JB, Miller CH, Reisner HM, Elston RC, Olive JA.  The phenotypic range of hemophilia A carriers.  American Journal of Human Genetics 28:  482-488, 1976.

  3.          Edgell CJS, Kirkman HN, Clemons E, Buchanan PD, Miller CH.  Prenatal diagnosis by linkage:  hemophilia A and polymorphic glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase.  American Journal of Human Genetics 30:  80-84, 1978.

  4.          Miller CH, Graham JB, Goldin LR, Elston RC.  Genetics of classic von Willebrand's disease.  I. Phenotypic variation within families.  Blood 54:  117-136, 1979.

  5.          Miller CH, Graham JB, Goldin LR, Elston RC.  Genetics of classic von Willebrand's disease.  II.  Optimal assignment of the heterozygous genotype (diagnosis) by discriminant analysis.  Blood 54:  137-145, 1979.

  6.          Guenthner EE, Hilgartner MW, Miller CH, Vienne G.  Hemophilic arthropathy:  effect of home care on treatment patterns and joint disease.  Journal of Pediatrics 97:  378-382, 1980.

  7.          Goldin LR, Elston RC, Graham JB, Miller CH.  Genetic analysis of von Willebrand's disease in two large pedigrees:  a multivariate approach.  American Journal of Medical Genetics  6:  279-293, 1980. 

  8.          Nachman RL, Jaffe EA, Miller C, Brown WT.  Structural analysis of factor VIII  antigen in von Willebrand's disease.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 77:  6832-6836, 1980.

  9.          Hilgartner MW, Miller CH.  Disorders of hemostasis in pregnant patients.  Contemporary Ob/Gyn 17:  55-70, 1981.

 10.         Miller CH, Hilgartner MW, LeStrange RC, McLaughlin GE.  Factor VIII related antigen pre-peak on crossed immunoelectrophoresis: a non-random phenomenon.  Thrombosis Research 25:  101-107, 1982.

 11.         Barrow ES, Miller CH, Reisner HM, Graham JB.  Genetic counseling in haemophilia by discriminant analysis 1975-1980.  Journal of Medical Genetics 19:  26-34, 1982.

 12.         Miller CH, Orstavik KH, Hilgartner MW.  Characterization of an occult inhibitor to factor IX in a haemophilia B patient.  British Journal of Haematology 61:  329-338, 1985.                                                                        

 13.         Markova I, Forbes CD, Aledort LM, Inwood M, Mandalaki T, Miller CH, Pittadaki J.  Comparison of the availability and content of genetic counseling as perceived by hemophilic men and carriers in the U.S.A., Canada, Scotland, and Greece.  American Journal of Medical Genetics 24:  7-21, 1986.

 14.         Miller CH, Hilgartner MW, Harris MB, Bussel JB, Aledort LM.  Concurrence of von Willebrand's disease and hemophilia A:  implications for carrier detection and prevalence.  American Journal of Medical Genetics 24:  83-94, 1986.

 15.         Miller CH, Hilgartner MW, Aledort LM.  Reproductive choices in hemophilic men and carriers.  American Journal of Medical Genetics 26:  591-598, 1987.

 16.         Orstavik KH, Miller CH.  IgG subclass identification of inhibitors to Factor IX in haemophilia B patients.  British Journal of Haematology 68:  451-454, 1988.

 17.         Driscoll MC, Dispenzieri A, Tobias E, Miller CH, Aledort LM.  A second BamHI polymorphism and haplotype association in the factor IX gene.  Blood 72:  61-65, 1988.

 18.         Keppen LD, Fasules JW, Burks AW, Gollin SM, Sawyer JR, Miller CH.  Confirmation of autosomal dominant transmission of the DiGeorge malformation complex.  Journal of Pediatrics 113:  506-508, 1988. 

 19.         Kletzel M, Miller CH, Becton DL, Chadduck WM, Elser JM.  Post delivery head bleeding in hemophilic neonates: causes and management.  American Journal of Diseases of Children 143:  1107-1110, 1989.

 19a.       Kletzel M, Miller CH, Becton DL, Chadduck WM, Elser JM.  Hemorragies craniennes la naissance chez les enfants hemophiles:  causes et traitement.  American Journal of Diseases of Children (French edition) 8:  353-357, 1989.

 20.         Miller CH, O'Brien TJ, Chatelain S, Butler BB, Quirk JG.  Alteration of age-specific risk for chromosomal trisomies by maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein and human chorionic gonadotropin screening.  Prenatal Diagnosis 11:  153-158, 1991.

 21.         Kletzel M, Elser J, Miller CH, Shock N, Whaley PK.  Pancreatitis in HIV-positive hemophiliacs.  AIDS Patient Care 5:  280-281, 1991.

 22.         Hassed SJ, Miller CH, Pope SK, Murphy P, Quirk JG, Cunniff C.  Perinatal lethal conditions:  the effect of diagnosis on decision making.  Obstetrics & Gynecology 82:  37-42, 1993.

23.          Hurley TJ, Miller C, O’Brien TJ, Blacklaw M, Quirk JG.  Maternal serum human chorionic gonadotropin as a marker for delivery of low-birth-weight infants in women with unexplained elevations in maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein.  Journal of Maternal-Fetal Medicine 5:340-344, 1996.

24.          DiMichele DM, Lasak ME, Miller CH.  In vitro factor VIII recovery during the delivery of ultra-pure factor VIII concentrate by continuous infusion.  American Journal of Hematology 51:99-103, 1996.

25.          Miller CH, Kelley L, Green D. Diagnosis of von Willebrand disease Type 2N: a simplified method for measurement of factor VIII binding to von Willebrand factor.  American Journal of Hematology 58:311-318, 1998.
26.          Dilley A, Drews C, Miller C, Lally C, Austin H, Ramaswamy D, Lurye D, Evatt B.  Von Willebrand disease and other inherited bleeding disorders in women with diagnosed menorrhagia.  Obstetrics & Gynecology 97:630-636, 2001.

27.          Miller CH, Dilley A, Richardson L, Hooper WC, Evatt BL.  Population differences in von Willebrand factor levels affect the diagnosis of von Willebrand disease in African-American women.  American Journal of Hematology 67:125-129, 2001. 

28.          Dilley A, Benito C, Hooper WC, Austin H, Miller C, El-Jamil M, Cottrell S, Benson J, Evatt BL, Patterson-Barnett A, Eller D, Philipp C.  Mutations in the factor V, prothrombin and MTHFR genes are not risk factors for recurrent fetal loss.  Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine 11: 176-182, 2002.

29.          Miller CH, Platt SJ, Daniele C, Kaczor D.  Evaluation of two automated methods for measurement of the ristocetin cofactor activity of von Willebrand factor.  Thrombosis and Haemostasis 88:56-59, 2002. 

30.          Miller CH, Dilley AB, Drews Carolyn, Richardson L, Evatt B.  Changes in von Willebrand factor and factor VIII levels during the menstrual cycle.  Letter to the Editor. Thrombosis and Haemostasis 87: 1082-1083, 2002. 

31.          Philipp CS, Dilley A, Miller CH, Evatt B, Baranwal A, Schwartz R, Bachmann G, Saidi P.  Platelet functional defects in women with unexplained menorrhagia.  Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 1: 477-484.

32.          Miller CH, Haff E, Platt SJ, Rawlins P, Drew CD, Dilley AB, Evatt B.  Measurement of von Willebrand factor activity: relative effects of ABO blood type and race.  Submitted.  

Book Chapters

  1.          Miller CH, Hilgartner MW.  Genetic Disorders of Hemostasis.  In Genetic Diseases and Pregnancy:  Maternal Effects and Fetal Outcome, Simpson JL, Schulman JD, eds.  New York:  Academic Press, pp 123-168, 1981.

  2.          Miller CH.  Genetics of Hemophilia and Von Willebrand's Disease. In Hemophilia in Children and Adults, Hilgartner MW, ed.  New York:  Masson Publishing Co.,  pp 29-62, 1982.

  3.          Miller CH.  Genetic Counseling in Comprehensive Care.  In Hemophilia in Children and Adults, Hilgartner MW, ed.  New York:  Masson Publishing Co.,
pp 211-217, 1982.

  4.          Miller CH.  Genetic Counseling in Hemophilia.  In Hemophilia in the Child and Adult, Hilgartner MW, Pochedly C, eds.  New York:  Raven Press, pp 161-172, 1989.

  5.          Miller CH.  Genetics of Hemophilia and von Willebrand's Disease.  In Hemophilia in the Child and Adult, Hilgartner MW, Pochedly C, eds.  New York:  Raven Press, pp 297-345, 1989.

Other Publications

Miller CH.  The Inheritance of Hemophilia. A publication of the National Hemophilia Foundation, 1980.  Revised editions, 1986, 1992, 1996, 1999.

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