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Dr. Emily Miller joins veterinary college as assistant professor of surgery


   

Dr. Emily Miller Dr. Emily Miller

BLACKSBURG, Va., Oct. 12, 2011 – Dr. Emily Miller of Ames, Iowa, has joined the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech as an assistant professor of surgery in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences.

Prior to joining the veterinary college, Miller was a small animal surgery resident at Iowa State University’s Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center. She previously held a small animal surgical internship at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center in Dallas, Texas, and a small animal rotating internship at the Carolina Veterinary Specialists Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.

“We are excited that Dr. Miller is returning to her alma mater and bringing her knowledge and experience with small animal surgery to the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine,” said Dr. Greg Daniel, head of the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the veterinary college. “Her research interests in oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as wound healing will also enhance our clinical programs at the college.”

Miller began her position at the veterinary college on Sept. 1. In her new role, Miller will provide veterinary students with classroom knowledge and clinical experience related to small animal surgery.

She completed her bachelor’s degree in biology at Virginia Tech and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine is a leading biomedical teaching and research center, enrolling more than 500 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students, master of public health, and biomedical and veterinary sciences graduate students. The college is a partnership between the land-grant universities of Virginia Tech and the University of Maryland. Its main campus in Blacksburg, Va., features the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and large animal field services which together treat more than 79,000 animals annually. Other locations include the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Va., and the Gudelsky Veterinary Center in College Park, Md.