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Debra Lee Miller, DVM, PhD

Dr. Debra Miller Professor
  • Department of Pathobiology
    (College of Veterinary Medicine)
  • Center for Wildlife Health, Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries
    (College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources)
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The University of Tennessee
274 Ellington Plant Sciences Building
Knoxville, TN 37996-4563
Office: 429 Plant Biotech Building
Phone: 865.974.7948
Fax: 865.974.4714


  • Postdoctoral and Residency Training—The University of Miami School of Medicine—1996-2000
  • PhD—Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine AND Department of Wildlife and Fisheries—1995
  • DVM—Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary Medicine--1992
  • MS—Mississippi State University, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries—1987
  • BS—University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point—Wildlife, Biology, and Resource Management--1984

Teaching Interests

  • Special Topics in Wildlife Health
  • Special Topics in Wildlife Pathology

Research Interests

  • Amphibian Diseases
  • Environmental and toxicological Impacts on nest success in Leatherback sea turtles
  • Pathology in marine and Arctic mammals
  • Various investigations in wildlife population health
  • Endocrine disruptors in fish and amphibians

Professional Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Wildlife Disease Association
  • American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians
  • American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
  • Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians
  • The Wildlife Society
  • National Society of Phi Zeta
  • Xi Sigma Pi