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Kenneth Miller, EMS and PhD

National Preparedness and Response Science Board Member

Dr. Miller is a board-certified emergency physician with a subspecialty certification in Emergency Medical Services and a Ph.D. in pharmacology. He serves as the Medical Director of the Santa Clara County (CA) Emergency Medical Services Agency within the Santa Clara Valley Health and Hospitals System, and as a member of the University of California-Irvine School of Medicine EMS & Disaster Medical Sciences Fellowship. His career in EMS includes that as an EMT-Basic, paramedic, EMS educator and preceptor and EMS supervisor in municipal volunteer, third service, fire department and helicopter EMS delivery systems then as a base hospital, fire department and EMS agency medical director. He has served as the Medical Team Manager of FEMA Urban Search and Rescue California Task Force 5, Medical Officer for FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Incident Support Team and on the FEMA National Advisory Council and National EMS Advisory Council. He has been the Team Leader of the DHHS National Disaster Medical System Disaster Medical Assistance Team CA-1, Assistant Deputy Chief Medical Officer for DHHS/NDMS Region IX and Photograph of Dr. Kenneth Miller
the medical advisor to the Orange County Chapter of the American Red Cross. He currently serves on the Inter-Agency Board Health and Medical Responder Safety Subgroup, is a member of the Emergency Medical Services Medical Directors Association of California (EMDAC) and chair of the EMDAC Scope of Practice Committee.

National Preparedness and Response Science Board

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  • This page last reviewed: January 23, 2017