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Gary Miller
Gary Miller
Professor, Associate Chair, Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Office: Worrell 2158
Phone: 336-758-1901

Bio

Gary D. Miller received his Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of California at Davis and his M.S. from Kansas State University in Exercise Physiology.

He teaches Advanced Exercise Physiology and Nutrition in Health and Disease.

Dr. Miller is the undergraduate coordinator for the department.  Those interested in information regarding the HES major, please contact him at millergd@wfu.edu or 336-758-1901.   He has a cross appointment with the Department of Internal Medicine-Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine with the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.  He is an assistant director for the Translational Science Center, and he is an assistant director with the Weight Management Clinic of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Dr. Miller’s has 2 primary lines of research interests.  One area is investigating obesity and weight loss and their effects on biochemical changes as well as physical function.  Additionally, he is studying the effects of dietary nitrates on various disease states, including hypertension, stroke, peripheral artery disease, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Teaching

HES 351- Nutrition in Health and Disease
HES 375/675- Advanced Exercise Physiology
HES 384- Special Topics: Global Perspectives in Food, Activity, and Health
FYS 100- Explorations in Translational Science: Diet and Health

Publications

Research

Dr. Miller has 2 primary lines of research interests.  One area is investigating obesity and weight loss and their effects on biochemical changes as well as physical function, specifically targeting older adults.  Additionally, he is studying the effects of dietary nitrates on exercise performance and various disease states, including hypertension, stroke, peripheral artery disease, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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