Dr. Lloyd S. Miller, M.D., Ph.D. earned his B.A. in Biology at the Johns Hopkins University and he earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at the State University of New York - Downstate Medical Center (SUNY-Downstate). Dr. Miller combined his residency training in Dermatology with a post-doctoral research fellowship as part of the UCLA Specialty Training and Advanced Research (UCLA-STAR) Program. Dr. Miller’s research involves the study of innate and adaptive immune responses in the skin. He has been an NIH-funded physician-scientist investigator since 2004. He was an Assistant Professor at UCLA in the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery from 2005-2012. In 2012, Dr. Miller joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology, Department of Medicine (Division of Infectious Diseases), Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering as an Associate Professor to continue his research involving cutaneous immunology, host-microbe interactions and biofilm-related infections. Since 2017, he serves as the Vice Chair for Research in the Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology.
Over the years, Dr. Miller has been invited to give plenary session lectures about his research at the Society of Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meetings in 2007, 2016, 2017 and at several international scientific meetings, including the International Investigative Dermatology (IID) Meeting (Scotland, 2013), Gordon Conference: Staphylococcal Diseases (NH, USA, 2013 and Italy, 2015), World Molecular Imaging Congress (S. Korea, 2014) and the International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections (ISSSI) (S. Korea, 2016). He has also been invited to speak about his research a several named lectureships, including the Kalish Memorial Lecture in 2010 and the Josephson Lecture in 2017 (SUNY-Downstate), the Schragger Lecture in 2015 (Pennsylvania State College of Medicine), the Brasel Lecture in 2016 (Harbor-UCLA Medical Center), the Pinnell Lecture in 2016 (Duke University School of Medicine), and the Duhring Lecture in 2017 (University of Pennsylvania).
Dr. Miller has taken on several leadership roles and currently serves as a standing roster member for the NIH Arthritis, Connective Tissue and Skin (ACTS) study section, as a member on the Society of Investigative Dermatology Committee on Scientific Programs and a standing member of the Dermatology Foundation Grant Review Committee. In 2018, he was elected to the prestigious American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).