Dr Michelle Miller Elected to the Executive Committee of British Sleep Society
Dr Miller is a Reader in Biochemical Medicine at the University of Warwick. She is a leader of the 'Sleep, Health and Society' research programme, an international programme of the research and teaching of cardiovascular disease underlying biochemical mechanisms. Her research spans a number of inter-connecting disciplines which include biochemistry, genetics, epidemiology and population health science and her publications include more than 50 that are related to sleep. She co-edited one of the first ‘epidemiology’ textbooks entirely devoted to sleep: ‘Sleep, Health and Society, from aetiology to public health’. Oxford University Press; 2nd Ed 2018. She is particularly interested in inflammatory mechanisms and their relationship to metabolic abnormalities and cardiovascular risk in individuals of different ethnic origins. Her work has been included in sleep policy documents and has had vast coverage in newspapers and magazines, with interviews on TV and radio. She has been involved in a number of public engagement activities. She leads the Sleep Medicine module for undergraduate medical students at the University of Warwick and is an academic lead for Post Graduate Research. She is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health (FFPH), the American Heart Association (FAHA) and the British Hypertension Society (FBHS) and a member of the Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMEd), the European Sleep Research Society and the executive committee of the British Sleep Society.