Her love of knowledge, medicine, and business are part of her DNA. She is a 7th generation Missourian with a family tree that includes a horse and buggy doctor, educators, businessmen, farmers, and even a retail merchants.
After graduating from Burge School of Nursing program in 1989, she started her career at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. While working and raising a family she continued her education receiving a bachelor of Science from Drury University and a Master of Science in Nursing from University of Missouri, Kansas City. To meet the needs of the ever-changing health care system, she enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at John Hopkins University and continued to Harvard for a certificate within the School of Public Health in Global Health Effectiveness.
Dr. Miller’s doctoral studies focused on developing community health programs addressing deadly consequences of diarrheal disease in Nicaragua. While caring for her patients in the United States she was combating hospital readmission, trying to shorten recovery time, and streamlining patient care.