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W. Greg Miller, PhD

W. Gregory Miller, PhDProfessor, Department of Pathology
Director of Clinical Chemistry 
Director of Pathology Information Systems
Virginia Commonwealth University
Office: (804) 828-0375
gmiller@mcvh-vcu.edu

 

Licenses & Certifications | Education | Awards | VCU/MCV Appointments | VCU Service | Professional Organizations | Professional Service | Editorial Advisory Boards |
Recent Invited Presentations
| Recent Publications

Licenses & Certifications

American Board of Clinical Chemistry, 1976

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Chemistry
Department of Pathology, Division of Clinical Chemistry
Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio 43210
1973 - 1975

PhD Biochemistry
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721
1973

Awards

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Award for Excellence in Global Leadership in Standards Development, 2012

Association for Clinical Biochemistry (UK), Transatlantic Lectureship Award (2012)

American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Lifetime Achievement Award in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, 2007

American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Presidential Citation, 2007

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Award for Excellence in Consensus Management, 2007

American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Capital Section, Miriam Reiner (2006) and Joseph H. Roe (1997) Awards for Contributions to the Field of Clinical Chemistry

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Virginia Commonwealth University and Medical Center Appointments
Professor, Department of Pathology
Director of Clinical Chemistry
Director of Pathology Information Systems
Virginia Commonwealth University Service 

Pathology Quality Management Program, Chair
Hospital Information Technology Steering Committee
Hospital Information Technology Meaningful Use Task Force

Professional Organizations
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry, Fellow
Professional Service

American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Past-President

American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Harmonization Working Group, Co-chair

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, President-elect

National Kidney Disease Education Program (NIH), Laboratory Working Group, Chair

International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC); Working groups for: Standardization of Albumin in Urine, Chair; Standardization of insulin assays

National Glycohemoglobin Standardization Program, Steering Committee

International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Technical Committee 212, Clinical laboratory testing and in vitro diagnostic test systems, representing the American Association for Clinical Chemistry

United States Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 212, Executive Committee

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Editorial Advisory Boards

Clinical Chemistry, Associate Editor

Recent Invited Presentations

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, July 2009. International Lipoprotein Standardization Forum; “Performance of Current Homogeneous Methods for HDL and LDL Cholesterol: The Final Results.”

Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes, London, UK, October 2009, Controversies Conference:  Chronic Kidney Disease:  Definition, Classification and Prognosis; “Measures of kidney function and damage, laboratory measurement issues.”

XXXII Nordic Congress in Medical Biochemistry, Oslo, Norway, June 2010. Symposium on Biomarkers of Renal Disease: “Urine albumin: sample collection, measurement issues, and reporting considerations.”

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, July, 2010. Symposium on Biomarkers for Chronic Diseases: What and How to Measure; “Laboratory Assessment of Chronic Kidney Diseases.”

VI Congreso Argentino de la Calidad en el Laboratorio Clinico, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November, 2010. (1) “Quality management of the measurement process,” (2) “Laboratory assessment of chronic kidney disease,” (3) “NKDEP – IFCC joint work group for standardization of urine albumin.”

International Forum on Laboratory Medicine, Wenzhou, China, June 28-July 1, 2011.  “Biomarkers for chronic kidney disease.”

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, July, 2011. Short Course on Biomarkers for Assessing Chronic Diseases: What and How to Measure; “Effective Use of Biomarkers for Assessing Chronic Kidney Disease.”

American Association for Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, July, 2011. Symposium on Laboratory Testing in Kidney Disease – an update; “Urine Albumin: Providing a High Quality Service.”

Scientific-practical Society of Laboratory Medicine Specialists, Moscow, Russia, October 2011.  (1) “Standardization and Harmonization of Results in Clinical Chemistry,” (2) “Laboratory Assessment of Kidney Disease.”

Perspectives in Clinical Proteomics, The Wellcome Trust, Hinxton, UK, March 14-16, 2012.  “From chaos to order: harmonization of clinical laboratory test results.

The Peruvian Society of Clinical Laboratory Professionals and the American Association for Clinical Chemistry Workshop on Adding Value to Patient Care Using Quality Control, April 20-21, 2012, Lima, Peru.  “How to compare results between laboratories:  Why is this important?”

The Association for Clinical Biochemistry Focus 2012 National Meeting, Liverpool, UK, May1-3, 2012.  “From chaos to order: harmonization of clinical laboratory test results.”

Russian Association for Medical Laboratory Diagnostics, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 4-5, 2012.  (1) “Laboratory Assessment of Kidney Disease.” (2) “From chaos to order: harmonization of clinical laboratory test results.”

American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, July 2012, Symposium on Method Harmonization: a Route to Improved Patient Outcomes: “From Chaos to Order: Harmonization of Clinical Laboratory Results.”

American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Webinar, August 14, 2012; “Biomarkers for CKD:  Urine Albumin and Multiple-Markers.”

Korean Society of Laboratory Medicine, Annual Meeting, Seoul, South Korea, October, 2012. Plenary lecture:  “From Chaos to Order: Harmonization of Clinical Laboratory Results.”

Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists, Annual Scientific Conference, Melbourne, Australia, November 2012.  (1) “Training of Medical Scientists – USA Perspective;” (2) “Urine Albumin: Providing a High Quality Service;” (3) “Method Harmonization – the Theory and the Practice.”

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Recent Publications (from 141)

Miller WG. Specimen materials, target values and commutability for external quality assessment (proficiency testing) schemes. Clin Chim Acta 2003;327:25-37.

Miller WG, Myers GL, Ashwood ER, Killeen AA, Wang E, Thienpont LM, Siekmann L. Creatinine Measurement: State of the Art in Accuracy and Inter-Laboratory Harmonization. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2005;129:297-304.

Myers GL, Miller WG, Coresh J, Fleming J, Greenberg N, Greene T, Hostetter T, Levey AS, Panteghini M, Welch M, John H Eckfeldt JH. Recommendations for Improving Serum Creatinine Measurement: A Report from the Laboratory Working Group of the National Kidney Disease Education Program. Clin Chem 2006;52:5-18.

Panteghini M, Myers GL, Miller WG, Greenberg N. The importance of metrological traceability on the validity of creatinine measurement as an index of renal function. Clin Chem Lab Med 2006;44:1187–1192.

Salit ML, Ciesiolka T, Greenberg N, Miller RR, Miller WG, Myers GL, Panteghini M, Schumann G, Siekmann L, Sogin D. Metrological traceability and its implementation; a report. CLSI document X5-R, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Wayne, PA, 2006.

Miller WG, Gibbs EL, Jay DW, Pratt KW, Rossi B, Vojt CM, Whitehead P. Preparation and testing of reagent water in the clinical laboratory; approved guideline – fourth edition. CLSI document C3-A4, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Wayne, PA, 2006.

Westgard JO, Miller WG, Allen K, Boone DJ, Caines P, Cooper G, Garber C, Greenberg N, Jain CP, Linnet K, Russek-Cohen E, Vaks JE. Statistical Quality control for quantitative measurement procedures: principles and definitions; approved guideline – third edition. CLSI document C24-A3, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Wayne, PA, 2006.

Marcovina S, Bowsher RR, Miller WG, Staten M, Myers G, Caudill SP, Campbell SE, Steffes MW. Standardization of Insulin Immunoassays: Report of the American Diabetes Association Workgroup. Clin Chem 2007;53:711-716.

Vesper HW, Miller WG, Myers GL.  Reference Materials and Commutability.  Clin Biochem Rev 2007;28:139-147.

Lehman CM, Bennett S, Astles, JR, Jacobs E, Miller WG, Phansalkar AR, Sikaris K, Stockl D, Bais R, Lippman H, Johnson S, Cooper G, Vaks J. Verification of comparability of patient results within one healthcare system; approved guideline. CLSI document C54-A, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Wayne, PA, 2008.

Sarewitz SJ, George H, Miller WG, Tholen DW, Valenstein P. Assessment of laboratory tests when proficiency testing is not available; approved guideline, second edition. CLSI document GP29-A2, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Wayne, PA, 2008.

Miller WG, Myers GL, Ashwood ER, Killeen AK, Wang E, Ehlers GW, Hassemer D, Lo SF, Seccombe D, Siekmann L, Thienpont LM, Toth A. State of the Art in Trueness and Inter-Laboratory Harmonization for 10 Analytes in General Clinical Chemistry. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2008;132:838-846.

Miller WG. Reporting estimated GFR: a laboratory perspective. Am J Kid Dis 2008;52:645-648 (editorial).

Miller WG, Bruns DE, Hortin GL, Sandberg S, Aakre KM, McQueen MJ, Itoh Y, Lieske JC, Seccombe DW, Jones G, Bunk DM, Curhan GC, Narva AS. Current Issues in Measurement and Reporting of Urinary Albumin Excretion. Clin Chem, 2009;55:24-38.

Kimberly MM, Caudill SP, Vesper HW, Monsell EA, Miller WG, Rej R, Rifai N, Dati F, Myers GL. Standardization of High-Sensitivity Immunoassays for Measurement of C-Reactive Protein. II: Two Approaches for Assessing Commutability of a Reference Material. Clin Chem, 2009; 55:342-350

Miller WG. Estimating Equations for Glomerular Filtration Rate in Children: Laboratory Considerations. Clin Chem 2009;55:402-403 (Perspective).

Miller WG, Bruns DE. Laboratory issues in measuring and reporting urine albumin. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2009;24:717-718 (Editorial Comment).

Miller WG. The role of proficiency testing in achieving standardization and harmonization between laboratories. Clin Biochem 2009;42:232–235.

Miller WG, Thienpont LM, Van Uytfanghe K, Clark PM, Lindstedt P, Nilsson G, Steffes MW. Toward standardization of insulin immunoassays. Clin Chem 2009;1011-1018, 2009.

Levey AS, Cattran D, Friedman A, Miller WG, Sedor J, Tuttle K, Kasiske B, Hostetter T. Proteinuria as a Surrogate Outcome in CKD: Report of a Scientific Workshop Sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation and the US Food and Drug Administration. Am J Kidney Dis 2009;54:205-226.

Miller WG. Estimating glomerular filtration rate. Clin Chem Lab Med 2009;47:1017–1019 (Editorial).

Delost MD, Miller WG, Chang GA, Korzun WJ, Nadder, TS. Influence of Credentials of Clinical Laboratory Professionals on Proficiency Testing Performance. Am J Clin Pathol 2009;132:550-554.

Staten MA, Stern MP, Miller WG, Steffes MW, Campbell SE. Insulin Assay Standardization: Leading to Measures of Insulin Resistance and Secretion for Practical Clinical Care. Diabetes Care 2010;33:205-6.

Vesper H, Emons H, Gnezda M, Jain CP, Miller WG, Rej R, Tate J, Thienpont L, Schumann G, Vaks JE. Characterization and qualification of commutable reference materials for laboratory medicine; approved guideline. CLSI document C53-A, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Wayne, PA, 2010.

Thienpont LM, Van Uytfanghe K, Beastall G, Faix JD, Ieiri T, Miller WG, Nelson JC, Ronin C, Ross HA, Thijssen JH, Toussaint B. Report of the IFCC Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests; Part 1: Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone. Clin Chem 2010;56:902-11.

Thienpont LM, Van Uytfanghe K, Beastall G, Faix JD, Ieiri T, Miller WG, Nelson JC, Ronin C, Ross HA, Thijssen JH, Toussaint B. Report of the IFCC Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests; Part 2: Free Thyroxine and Free Triiodothyronine. Clin Chem 2010;56:912-20.

Thienpont LM, Van Uytfanghe K, Beastall G, Faix JD, Ieiri T, Miller WG, Nelson JC, Ronin C, Ross HA, Thijssen JH, Toussaint B. Report of the IFCC Working Group for Standardization of Thyroid Function Tests; Part 3: Total Thyroxine and Total Triiodothyronine. Clin Chem 2010;56:921-29.

Miller WG, Myers GL, Sakurabayashi I, Bachmann LM, Caudill SP, Dziekonski A, Edwards S, Kimberly MM, Korzun WJ, Leary ET, Nakajima K, Nakamura M, Nilsson G, Robert D. Shamburek RD, Vetrovec GW, Warnick GR, Remaley AT. Seven direct methods for measuring HDL and LDL cholesterol compared with ultracentrifugation reference measurement procedures. Clin Chem 2010;56:977-86.

Miller WG, Erek A, Cunningham TD, Oladipo O, Scott MG, Johnson RE. Commutability limitations influence quality control results with different reagent lots. Clin Chem 2011;57:76-83.

van Deventer HE, Miller WG, Myers GL, Sakurabayashi I, Bachmann LM, Caudill SP, Dziekonski A, Edwards S, Kimberly MM, Korzun WJ, Leary ET, Nakajima K, Nakamura M, Shamburek RD, Vetrovec GW, Warnick GR, Remaley AT. Non–HDL Cholesterol Shows Improved Accuracy for Cardiovascular Risk Score Classification Compared to Direct or Calculated LDL Cholesterol in a Dyslipidemic Population. Clin Chem 2011;57:490-501.

Bergeron J, Bachmann LM, Miller WG. Influence of Sample Storage Conditions on Sweat Chloride Results. Clin Chem 2011;57:641-3.

Miller WG, Myers GL, Gantzer ML, Kahn SE, Schönbrunner ER, Thienpont LM, Bunk DM, Christenson RH, Eckfeldt JH, Lo SF, Nübling CM, and Sturgeon CM. Roadmap for harmonization of clinical laboratory measurement procedures. Clin Chem 2011;57:1108-17.

Miller WG, Jones GRD, Horowitz GL, Weykamp C. Proficiency Testing/External Quality Assessment: Current Challenges and Future Directions. Clin Chem 2011;57:1670-80.

Miller WG. Glomerular Filtration Rate. The Importance of Standardized Serum Creatinine in Detecting Kidney Disease. Clin Lab News 2011;37(12):10-12.

Miller WG, Nichols JH. Quality Control. In Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry, ed. by Clarke W, AACC Press 2011, p 57-71.

Bachmann LM, Miller WG. Spectrophotometry. In Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry, ed. by Clarke W, AACC Press 2011, p 87-100.

Miller WG, Stevens LA. Laboratory Evaluation of Kidney Function. In Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry, ed. by Clarke W, AACC Press 2011, p 359-370.

Miller WG. Quality Control. In:  Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, 22nd Edition, ed. by McPherson RA and Pincus MR, Elsevier Saunders 2011, p 119-134.

Nichols JH, Altaie SS, Cooper G, Glavina P, Halim A-B, Hatjimihail AT, Howerton D, Jacobs E, Laessig RH, Leneau R, Levine JB, Miller WG, Murray R, Ng VL, Person NB, Pinkos A, Sadek W, Scott MG, Walsh L, Wennecke G, Zucker ML.  Laboratory Quality Control Based on Risk Management; Approved Guideline. CLSI document EP23-A, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Wayne, PA, 2011.

Greenberg N, Roberts WL, Bachmann LM, Wright EC, Dalton RN, Zakowski JJ, Miller WG. Specificity Characteristics of Seven Commercial Creatinine Measurement Procedures Using Enzymatic and Jaffe Method Principles. Clin Chem 2012;58:391-401.

Rifai N, Watson ID,. Commercial Immunoassays in Biomarkers Studies: Researchers Beware! Clin Chem 2012;58:1387-88 (editorial).

Lamb EJ, Miller WG. A decade after the KDOQI CKD guidelines: impact on clinical laboratories. Am J Kidney Dis 2012;60:719-22.

Gantzer ML, Miller WG. Harmonisation of Measurement Procedures: how do we get it done? Clin Biochem Rev 2012;33:95-100.

Nandagopalan S, Carey RN, Levine JB, Miller WG, Pennello G. How to Construct and Interpret an Error Grid for Quantitative Diagnostic Assays; Approved Guideline. CLSI document EP27-A, Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Wayne, PA, 2012.

 

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