Dr Lila Miller

Vice President of Veterinary Outreach and Veterinary Advisor to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA); Adjunct Professor at University of Penn and Cornell University(USA).

Dr. Lila Miller is a graduate of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is the Vice President of Veterinary Outreach and Veterinary Advisor to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Adjunct Professor at the University of Penn and Cornell University. She has over 25 years of experience working in the field of shelter medicine, and started the first course in shelter medicine for veterinarians at Cornell University. She is the co-editor of the first textbook on shelter medicine entitled Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff. Cornell University has honored her as exemplifying "what a veterinarian should be" - you can see more on that on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zH2E7XvM88&feature=youtu.be

Dr Miller has received many awards for her professional contributions to veterinary medicine, including the 2008 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Animal Welfare Award, the 2005 Hills Animal Welfare and Humane Ethics award from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), and additional awards from the American Humane Association and the Veterinary Medical Association of New York City. She is currently a member of the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and co-founder and past president of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians. She is a past member of the New York State Board for Veterinary Medicine, and continues to serve on leading boards and  professional associations. She travels and lectures extensively around the world on conferences and universities on subjects involving the veterinary professional including shelter medicine, anti-cruelty initiatives, and other topics that involve and affect animal welfare experts.

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