LMU-SMS Physician Assistant Program Welcomes Dr. Paul M. Miller

Dr. Paul Miller

The Lincoln Memorial University-School of Medical Sciences (LMU-SMS) Physician Assistant program proudly announces the hiring of Paul M. Miller, PhD.

Miller, a Knoxville, Tennessee native, has more than a decade of experience teaching anatomy, neurology, pathology and research-based courses.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in social psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, followed by a PhD in cell and developmental biology from Vanderbilt University.

“We are excited to have Dr. Miller join our team in Knoxville,” said Dustin Bates, DMS, MSPAS, PA-C, assistant dean, program director and associate professor. “His knowledge and insight will greatly help our program meet its goal of having a robust self-study review process; aimed to ensure our students get the best education when they come to LMU-Knoxville Physician Assistant Program.”

Miller expressed his enthusiasm for watching students engage in the medical needs of individuals in the Appalachian region.

Established in 2019, the School of Medical Sciences (LMU-SMS) is home to LMU’s PA program with a primary care focus at the main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee, a PA program with a surgical focus at LMU-Knoxville, the online Doctor of Medical Science (DMS) program, and the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) program. The school supports the University’s mission of service to Appalachia and other underserved areas by maintaining high quality medical education and supporting student success. 

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