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

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  • Deputy Director - Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, Research Clinical, Education, Training and Career Development Program
  • Professor of Medicine


Hypertension, Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Non-pharmacologic therapies; Hypertension; Antioxidants

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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. At the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Dr. Miller serves as the deputy director for research clinical, education, training and career development and the director of the Clinical Research Scholars Program (KL-2).

Dr. Miller received his B.A. in science from The Pennsylvania State University and his M.A. in oceanography and limnology from Western Connecticut State University. He earned his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College and Ph.D. in marine ecology from the University of Connecticut. He completed his residency at Medical University of South Carolina and was a research fellow in general internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

His research interests include non-pharmacologic therapies, hypertension and antioxidants.

Dr. Miller has served as a reviewer for many journals, such as Ethnicity and Disease, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and JAMA, and was associate editor for the Journal of General Internal Medicine from 2003 to 2005. He is a member of several professional societies, including the American Heart Association, the American Society of Hypertension, the American Society of Nephrology and the Society of General Internal Medicine. more


  • Deputy Director - Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, Research Clinical, Education, Training and Career Development Program
  • Director Clinical Research Scholars Program (KL-2), Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
  • Professor of Medicine

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

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Miller ER 3rd, Cooper LA, Carson KA, Wang NY, Appel LJ, Gayles D, Charleston J, White K, You N, Weng Y, Martin-Daniels M, Bates-Hopkins B, Robb I, Franz WK, Brown EL, Halbert JP, Albert MC, Dalcin AT, Yeh HC. "A Dietary Intervention in Urban African Americans: Results of the ‘Five Plus Nuts and Beans’ Randomized Trial." Am J Prev Med. 2015 Aug 27. pii: S0749-3797(15)00315-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.06.010. [Epub ahead of print]

Anderson CA, Cobb LK, Miller ER 3rd, Woodward M, Hottenstein A, Chang AR, Mongraw-Chaffin M, White K, Charleston J, Tanaka T, Thomas L, Appel LJ. "Effects of a behavioral intervention that emphasizes spices and herbs on adherence to recommended sodium intake: results of the SPICE randomized clinical trial." Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Sep;102(3):671-9. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.114.100750. Epub 2015 Aug 12.

Reschke LD, Miller ER 3rd, Fadrowski JJ, Loeffler LF, Holmes KW, Appel LJ, Brady TM. "Elevated uric acid and obesity-related cardiovascular disease risk factors among hypertensive youth." Pediatr Nephrol. 2015 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Moser M, White K, Henry B, Oh S, Miller ER, Anderson CA, Benjamin J, Charleston J, Appel LJ, Chang AR. "Phosphorus content of popular beverages." Am J Kidney Dis. 2015 Jun;65(6):969-71. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.02.330. Epub 2015 Apr 8. No abstract available.

Souverein OW, de Vries JH, Freese R, Watzl B, Bub A, Miller ER, Castenmiller JJ, Pasman WJ, van Het Hof K, Chopra M, Karlsen A, Dragsted LO, Winkels R, Itsiopoulos C, Brazionis L, O'Dea K, van Loo-Bouwman CA, Naber TH, van der Voet H, Boshuizen HC. "Prediction of fruit and vegetable intake from biomarkers using individual participant data of diet-controlled intervention studies." Br J Nutr. 2015 May 14;113(9):1396-409. doi: 10.1017/S0007114515000355. Epub 2015 Apr 8.

Palta P, Samuel LJ, Miller ER 3rd, Szanton SL. Depression and Oxidative Stress: Results From a Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies. Psychosom Med. 2013 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24336428

Juraschek SP, Selvin E, Miller ER, Brancati FL, Young JH. Plasma lactate and diabetes risk in 8045 participants of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Ann Epidemiol. 2013 Dec;23(12):791-796.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2013.09.005. Epub 2013 Oct 5. PMID: 24176820

Atkinson MA, Melamed ML, Kumar J, Roy CN, Miller ER 3rd, Furth SL, Fadrowski JJ. Vitamin d, race, and risk for anemia in children. J Pediatr. 2014 Jan;164(1):153-158.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.08.060. Epub 2013 Oct 8. PMID: 24112861

Cooper LA, Boulware LE, Miller ER 3rd, Golden SH, Carson KA, Noronha G, Huizinga MM, Roter DL, Yeh HC, Bone LR, Levine DM, Hill-Briggs F, Charleston J, Kim M, Wang NY, Aboumatar H, Halbert JP, Ephraim PL, Brancati FL. Creating a transdisciplinary research center to reduce cardiovascular health disparities in Baltimore, Maryland: lessons learned. Am J Public Health. 2013 Nov;103(11):e26-38. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301297. Epub 2013 Sep 12. PMID: 24028238

Cooper LA, Marsteller JA, Noronha GJ, Flynn SJ, Carson KA, Boonyasai RT, Anderson CA, Aboumatar HJ, Roter DL, Dietz KB, Miller ER 3rd, Prokopowicz GP, Dalcin AT, Charleston JB, Simmons M, Huizinga MM. A multi-level system quality improvement intervention to reduce racial disparities in hypertension care and control: study protocol. Implement Sci. 2013 Jun 4;8:60. doi: 10.1186/1748-5908-8-60. PMID: 23734703

Juraschek SP, Kovell LC, Miller ER, Gelber AC. Dose-response association of uncontrolled blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk factors with hyperuricemia and gout. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56546. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0056546. Epub 2013 Feb 27. PMID: 23460805

Schwenke DC, Foreyt JP, Miller ER 3rd, Reeves RS, Vitolins MZ; Oxidative Stress Subgroup of the Look AHEAD Research Group. Plasma concentrations of trans fatty acids in persons with type 2 diabetes between September 2002 and April 2004. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Apr;97(4):862-71. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.046508. Epub 2013 Feb 27. PMID: 23446895

Juraschek SP, Shantha GP, Chu AY, Miller ER 3rd, Guallar E, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Brancati FL, Schmidt MI, Pankow JS, Young JH. Lactate and risk of incident diabetes in a case-cohort of the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e55113. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0055113. Epub 2013 Jan 30. PMID: 23383072

Juraschek SP, Kovell LC, Miller ER 3rd, Gelber AC. Association of kidney disease with prevalent gout in the United States in 1988-1994 and 2007-2010. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Jun;42(6):551-61. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2012.09.009. Epub 2013 Jan 9. PMID: 23312548

Miller ER 3rd, Juraschek SP, Anderson CA, Guallar E, Henoch-Ryugo K, Charleston J, Turban S, Bennett MR, Appel LJ. The effects of n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on biomarkers of kidney injury in adults with diabetes: results of the GO-FISH trial. Diabetes Care. 2013 Jun;36(6):1462-9. doi: 10.2337/dc12-1940. Epub 2012 Dec 28. PMID: 23275364

Activities & Honors


  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Hypertension
  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Society of General Internal Medicine

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2003

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Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

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

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