Edgar Raymond Miller III, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Deputy Director - Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
  • Professor of Medicine


High Blood Pressure (Hypertension), Internal Medicine ...read more

Research Interests

Non-pharmacologic therapies; Hypertension; Antioxidants ...read more

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Dr. Edgar Miller is a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include hypertension and internal medicine. Dr. Miller serves as the deputy director for  the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, and is the director of the Clinical Research Scholars Program (KL-2).

Dr. Miller received his B.A. in science from The Pennsylvania State University, his M.A. in Oceanography and Limnology from Western Connecticut State University,  and Ph.D. in marine ecology from the University of Connecticut. He earned his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College. He completed his internship and residency at Medical University of South Carolina and fellowship in general internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

His research interests include diet and lifestyle approaches to treat and prevent hypertension and kidney disease.

Dr. Miller has joint appointments in Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and the School of Nursing.  He has served as a grant reviewer and Key informant for NIH career development awards and for hypertension work groups.  He was awarded the Levine mentorship award by the Department of Medicine and Teaching Excellence awards by the School of Public Health for his course on advanced topics in cardiovascular disease epidemiology.

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  • Deputy Director - Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Science
  • Professor of Medicine

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD; Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (1992)


  • Internal Medicine; Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine (1995)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (1996)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Miller ER III, Cooper LA, Carson KA, Wang N-Y, Appel LJ, Gayles D, Charleston J, White K, You N, Weng Y, Martin-Daniels LM, Bates-Hopkins B, Rob I, Franz WK, Brown EL, Halbert JP, Albert MC, Dalcin AT, Yeh H-S. A dietary intervention in Urban African Americans: results of The “Five-Plus Nuts and Beans” randomized trial.  Am J Prev Med. 2016 Jan;50(1):87-95 PMID: 26321012

Juraschek SP, Appel LJ, Miller ER III.  Metoprolol Increases Uric Acid and Risk of Gout in African Americans with Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease. Am J Hypertension. 2017. 30:871-875

Juraschek SP, Miller ER III, Weaver C, Appel LJ. Effects of Sodium Reduction and the DASH Diet by Level of Baseline Blood Pressure: Pronounced Benefits among Adults with Higher Blood Pressure. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Dec 12;70(23):2841-2848

Tang O, Juraschek SP, Appel LJ, Cooper LA, Charleston J, Boonyasai RT, Carson KA, Yeh H-C, Miller ER III.  Comparison of automated clinical and research blood pressure measurements: implications for clinical practice and trial design. J of Clinical Hypertension 2018 Dec;20(12):1676-1682

Muntner P, Einhorn PT, Cushman WC, Whelton PK, Bello NA, Drawz PE, Green , Jones DW, Juraschek SP, Margolis KL, Miller ER 3rd, Navar AM, Ostchega Y, Rakotz MK, Rosner B , Schwartz JE, Shimbo D, Stergiou GS, Townsend RR, Williamson JD, Wright JT Jr, Appel LJ. Blood Pressure Assessment in Adults in Clinical Practice and Clinic-Based Research: Report from a 2017 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Working Group. J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Jan 29;73(3):317-335

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Academic Affiliations & Courses

Courses and Syllabi

  • Advanced Topics in Cardiovascular Epidemiology (340.607.01)
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Activities & Honors


  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Hypertension

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Are multivitamins a waste of money? Editorial in medical journal says yes, CNN, Dec. 17, 2013

Multivitamin researchers say "case is closed" after studies find no health benefits, CBS News (December 16, 2013)

The scientist who put the brakes on E, Baltimore Sun (Nov 19, 2004)

Vitamin E May Shorten Life, CBS News (November 10, 2004)

Vitamin E Supplements Can Pose Serious Risks, A New Study Concludes, Wall Street Journal (November 11, 2004)

High dose vitamin E death warning, BBC News (November 11, 2004)

The power of potassium, Los Angeles Times (February 23, 2009)

Blood Pressure and Vitamin C, BodyBio (June 04, 2012)

Vitamin C helps prevent aging, Alzheimer's, Korea Times (March 25, 2014)

Blood Pressure Diet Improves Gout Blood Marker, DoveMed (August. 25, 2016)

Vitamins a waste of money, medical journal says,  Fox 5 San Diego (December 16, 2013)

What Is the DASH Diet? Here Is the Best Way to Eat to Prevent Heart Disease, Newsweek (January 4, 2018)

Banking on New Supply of Corneal Tissue, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (September 2020)

New Research Questions Heart-Healthy Diets, Consumer Reports (July 12, 2019)

The Truth About Taking Multivitamins, Consumer Reports (May 9, 2021)

The facts about multivitamins, Washington Post (June 7, 2021)

Older Americans Hooked on Vitamins Even Though Little Evidence They Work, Blue Zones

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