Congratulations to Richard Kermit Miller, PhD, Fellow ATS, this year's selection for the Narsingh Agnish Fellowship!
The Narsingh Agnish Fellowship is awarded to a long-standing member of the Teratology Society who has made a major contribution to education in the field of teratology or a related discipline. The Fellow is invited to give a presentation at the Annual Meeting and is selected by the Education Committee in consultation with the Awards Committee.
Richard Kermit Miller, PhD, is a Past President of the Teratology Society. He is founding director of MotherToBaby UR Medicine, a service of our sister society, the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), as well as co-director of the New York State Center of Excellence in Children’s Environmental Health at the University of Rochester. He holds a PhD in Pharmacology/Toxicology under Professors Wm Berndt, Virgil Ferm and Gilbert Mudge at Dartmouth Medical School. He did his Post-Doctoral Training with Professors Robert Brent and Thomas Koszalka at Jefferson Medical College. Currently, he is Professor of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Environmental Medicine and Pathology & Clinical Laboratory Medicine at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY. Most recently, he co‐edited the 3rd edition of Drugs during Pregnancy and Lactation: Treatment Options and Risk Assessment (2015).
“It is an honor to be recognized among many others who have also made significant contributions in teratology education, especially Narsingh Agnish,” he said. Dr. Miller's lecture which took place June 29, 2016, at the Teratology Society Annual Meeting engaged the audience in a dialogue concerning teratology education across disciplines and professions by using examples of teratology education being introduced across all four years of a medical student education at the University of Rochester. “Hopefully, the examples will spark interest to expand teratology educational objectives in many other institutions across the US and internationally,” he added.
Read more about all of the 2016 Teratology Society’s awards and recipients.