Gregory Miller

Chief Science Officer at National Dairy Council

Gregory D. Miller, PhD, FACN, joined National Dairy Council (NDC) in 1992 and currently serves as Chief Science Officer at NDC, Executive Vice President of Research, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs for Dairy Management Inc. and Global Dairy Sector Lead for Nutritional Security for Global Dairy Platform.

Dr. Miller is a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of the American College of Nutrition; the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, Current Nutrition & Food Science; Journal of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics; and The Open Nutrition Journal and Mature Medicine Canada. He has served as a symposium editor for the Journal of Nutrition, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, and the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. He is an Editorial Advisor for Dairy Foods magazine. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors, as Secretary/Treasurer, Vice President, President-Elect, and President for the American College of Nutrition, as well as President of the International Dairy Federation’s Commission on Science, Nutrition and Education. He is also past member of the Program Coordination Committee for the International Dairy Federation and the Board of the United States National Committee of the International Dairy Federation. As well, Dr. Miller served as President of the Pennsylvania State University Nutrition and Dietetics Alumni Society. He was a Member of the Board of Directors for the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics and the American Society for Nutrition.

Additionally, Dr. Miller was a scientific advisory panel member for the Office of Technology Assessment for the development of several reports to Congress on issues in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis. He has chaired or co-chaired more than thirty five workshops and symposia for national organizations including the American Society for Nutritional Sciences (now ASN) American College of Nutrition, and the International Life Sciences Institute.

Among other awards, he has received the 1992 Kraft Basic Science Award and was listed in the 1992 American Men and Women of Science and the 1992 Who’s Who in Science. In 1993, Dr. Miller was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and in 2003 was awarded a Master of the College. He was selected as an Outstanding Alumni by the College of Human Ecology at Michigan State University in 1996 and received the College of Health and Human Development Alumni Recognition Award in 1996 from The Pennsylvania State University. In 2000, he was recognized as an Outstanding Alumni by the department of Food Science and Human Nutrition of Michigan State University. Dr. Miller was also named one of the dairy industries “Movers & Shakers” of 2000 by Dairy Foods magazine. In 2003, Dr. Miller was named an Alumni Fellow by The Pennsylvania State University, the highest award given by the alumni society. The Pennsylvania State University Nutrition and Dietetics Alumni Society named him an Outstanding Alumni in 2006. The American Society of Nutrition recognized him with the Sustaining Partner Roundtable Award of Distinction in 2015.

Dr. Miller has presented more than 150 invited lectures at national and international meetings and has published more than 180 research papers, reviews, articles, and abstracts. He has co-edited three books on diet, nutrition, and toxicology and contributed chapters to nine books. He is co-author of the Handbook of Dairy Foods and Nutrition, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Editions.

As well, Dr. Miller has appeared on the NBC Today Show, CNBC, CNN, the CBS Evening News, as well as other national and local television programs. He has also appeared on National Public Radio, WABC-NY, and other radio programs. He has been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Financial Times (London), Redbook, and other publications.

Dr. Miller graduated in 1978 from Michigan State University with a B.S. degree in Nutrition and in 1982 earned a M.S. degree in Nutrition (Toxicology) from The Pennsylvania State University. In 1986 he received a Ph.D. in Nutrition (Toxicology) from The Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Miller currently serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the department of food science and human nutrition at the University of Illinois.