Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Peter M. Miller, Ph.D.
Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs
(843) 792-5547 phone
(843) 792-7353 fax
Peter M. Miller, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Miller is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology. He specializes in research on alcohol screening and intervention in medical and dental settings, with particular reference to alcohol-sensitive diseases such as hypertension and oral cancer. He has published over 100 scientific articles and book chapters, has authored 11 books and has served as editor on several reference and textbooks. Dr. Miller is Editor-in-Chief of two international research journals, Addictive Behaviors and Eating Behaviors, and is President of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE).
Clinical and/or Research Expertise
Technology transfer of adjunctive pharmacotherapies into alcoholism treatment settings, Facilitating alcohol screening in medical and surgical settings, Alcohol screening and intervention with hypertensive patients, Case management of alcohol dependence in primary health care, Biochemical alcohol screening using % carbohydrate-deficient transferrin, Predictors of continued tobacco and heavy alcohol use in oral and pharyngeal cancer patients, Tobacco and alcohol screening in dental patients being screened for oral and pharyngeal cancer, Alcohol Abuse and Dependence
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