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Pulmonary Medicine
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    • Position
    • SENIOR FACULTY | Medicine, Clinical Immunology
    • Specialties
    • Pulmonary Medicine
    • Allergy and Immunology
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliation
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Miller is board certified in Pulmonary Disease and Allergy and Immunology and a Fellow at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. She joined the faculty at Mount Sinai after a long tenure at Columbia where she served as Director of the Allergy and Immunology Fellowship program, Director of Adult Allergy, and Director of the Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology.   At Mount Sinai, she is the Chief of the  Division of Clinical Immunology and Merksamer Professor in Immunology and continues her work as the Deputy Editor of Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Her research concentrates on the mechanisms for the onset of asthma. One large research focus involves establishing and studying a birth cohort from Northern Manhattan (Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health), determining the importance of environmental allergens, traffic-related pollutants, and phthalate and bisphenol A exposure to the onset of allergies, asthma, and allergic immune responses. A major emphasis is on the role of prenatal and early postnatal exposure on later pediatric and adolescent asthma risk. Additional areas of research include identifying novel genetic by environment interactions important to the onset of asthma. She also has established several mouse models examining the importance of prenatal and postnatal environmental exposures on risk for asthma and other complex diseases. More recent initiatives have been to build a program in environmental epigenetics and asthma by studying DNA methylation in cell, mouse and human systems for which she is now internationally recognized.

Certifications

American Board of Allergy & Immunology
Pulmonary Disease

Clinical Focus

Research Topics

Allergy, Environmental Health, Epigenetics

Education

MD, New York University School of Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship, Pulmonary & Critical Care
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Fellowship, Allergy & Immunology
Columbia University Medical Center

Language

English