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CDAP > Faculty > Dr. Peter Miller
Dr. Peter Miller

dr. miller

Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Professor, Department of Stomatology, College of Dental Medicine
Professor, Department of Craniofacial Biology, College of Dental Medicine
Professor, College of Graduate Studies
Editor-in-Chief,
Addictive Behaviors
Editor-in-Chief, Eating Behaviors
Shared Scientific Resource Core Director, Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Curriculum Vitae


Education

University of Maryland, College Park, MD  B.A.  1964 Psychology 
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC M.A.1966Psychology
University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL  Internship 1968Clinical Psychology
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SCPh.D.1968Clinical Psychology

Professional Experience

1968-1969 Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, MUSC, Charleston, SC
1968-1969Director, Community Consultation Services, Charleston Area Mental Health Center, Charleston, SC
1969-1971Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
1972-1975Director, Alcoholism Treatment and Research Unit, Veterans Administration Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
1974-1976Associate Professor, Chief Psychologist, and Director, Psychology Internship Training Program, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
1976-1979Director, Department of Behavioral Medicine, Hilton Head Hospital, Hilton Head Island, SC
1979-1985Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, MUSC, Charleston, SC
1979-2000Executive Director, Hilton Head Health Institute, Hilton Head Island, SC
1984-2001Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
2000-2003Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology), MUSC, Charleston, SC
2000-presentProfessor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, MUSC, Charleston, SC
2006-presentProfessor, College of Graduate Studies, MUSC, Charleston, SC
2007-presentShared Scientific Resource Core Director, Charleston Alcohol Research Center, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, MUSC, Charleston, SC
2008-presentProfessor, Department of Stomatology, Division of Oral Medicine, College of Dental Medicine, MUSC, Charleston, SC

Awards and Honors

1974-present Editor-in-Chief, Addictive Behaviors
1976-1979Editorial Board, Behavior Therapy
1976-1979Member, Alcohol Research Study Section (IRB), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health
1976-presentEditorial Board, Behavior Modification
1979-1981Chair, Alcohol Research Study Section (IRB), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health
1979-presentEditorial Board, Journal of Behavioral Assessment
1980-2000Committee Chair and Examiner (recurrent appointment), Clinical Psychology Specialty, American Board of Professional Psychology
2000-presentEditor-in-Chief, Eating Behaviors
2001-presentMember, Advisory Board, Hypertension Initiative of South Carolina, MUSC
2003-presentMember, International Society of Addiction Journal Editors
2005-presentResearch Associate Member, Hollings Cancer Center, MUSC
2006-2007Member, Scientific Committee, World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
2006-2007Editorial Consultant, Physicians’ Information and Education Resource (PIER), American College of Physicians
2006-2007Field Reviewer, Substance Abuse Treatment Improvement Protocol Series, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
2006-2007Invited Contributor, Helping Patients Who Drink Too Much: A Clinicians Guide., Updated NIAAA Alcohol Screening/Intervention Guidelines (2007), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcholism (NIAAA).
2007-2008Co-Chair, Program Committee, Joint Congress of the International Society of Biomedical Research on Alcoholism (ISBRA) and the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA)
2007-presentMember, Content Selection and Advisory Board, SCOPUS (International Research Citation Database), Elsevier Science
2008-presentJournal Representative, Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), London, England
2008-presentMember, Management Board of Directors, International Society of Addiction Journal Editors
2008-presentMember, Expert Panel: Problem Drinking, First Aid Guidelines Project, ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Australia
2011Member, Global Science Group for Project ALICE-RAP (Addictions and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe: Reframing Addictions Project

Recent Publications

Book SW, Thomas SE, Smith JP & Miller PM. Severity of anxiety in mental health versus addiction treatment settings when social anxiety and substance abuse are comorbid. Addictive Behaviors 37(10):1158-1161, 2012. PMCID: 3389124

Book SW, Thomas SE, Stewart SH & Miller PM. Client attitudes toward alcohol use self-report. Substance Abuse 33(2):124-129, 2012.

Miller PM. Michel Hersen and the development of social skills training: Historical perspective of an academic scholar and pioneer. Behavior Modification 36(4):444-453, 2012.

Ravenel MC, Salinas CF, Marlow NM, Slate EH, Evans ZP & Miller PM. Methamphetamine abuse and oral health: A study of "meth mouth". Quintessence International 43(3):229-237, 2012.

Book SW, Thomas SE, Smith JP, Randall PK, Kushner MG, Bernstein GA, Specker SM, Miller PM & Randall CL. Treating individuals with social anxiety disorder and at-risk drinking: Phasing in a brief alcohol intervention following paroxetine. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 27(2):252-258, 2013.

Nemeth LS, Miller PM, Nietert PJ, Ornstein SM, Wessell AM & Jenkins RG. Organizational attributes and screening and brief intervention in primary care. Addictive Behaviors 38(11):2639-2642, 2013.

Ornstein SM, Miller PM, Wessell AM, Jenkins RG, Nemeth LS & Nietert PJ. Integration and sustainability of alcohol screening, brief intervention, and pharmacotherapy in primary care settings. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs 74(4):598-604, 2013. PMCID: 3711350

  

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