Terrence "Terry" Miller, MS, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Terrence Miller
COM Dean's Office
(702) 777-1799

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Dr. Miller is one of the founding faculty members of the Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has served in several administrative positions and is currently senior associate dean for academic affairs and curriculum. Dr. Miller is a professor in the department of basic sciences and is the Director of the Basic Science Foundations course series, for which he teaches the histology component. Dr. Miller received his Ph.D. in Zoology from Ohio University. His postdoctoral fellowship was in the Department of Physiology and the Cardiovascular Research Laboratories of the UCLA College of Medicine where he studied electrolyte transients and the cytoskeleton of cardiac myocytes.

Dr. Miller remained in the UCLA Cardiovascular Research Laboratories as a research physiologist until joining the faculty of the California College of Podiatric Medicine and the San Francisco College of Osteopathic Medicine (SFCOM) in 1997. Dr. Miller was one of the founding faculty members of SFCOM, which was the first medical school established by Touro University. Dr. Miller continued on faculty when the medical school moved to Vallejo, California and changed the name to Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, California (TUCOM-CA). Dr. Miller's primary responsibilities were teaching histology to first year medical students and serving as TUCOM-CA Research Director.