Maurice H. Miller, Ph.D. has been an internationally recognized audiologist for more than 50 years, having completed his Ph.D. at Columbia University in New York City. He has received many awards and honors from professional societies, most recently having won the most prestigious award given by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), The Honors of the Association in 2013. In 1996 he won the Career Award in Audiology from the American Academy of Audiology being only the second person to receive that award. He has published more than 140 scientific articles, three books, and many monographs and chapters in scholarly publications. He has been chosen by ASHA to develop policies and procedures to allow audiologists to dispense hearing aids and related equipment, a truly historic event. He was the first audiologist in the U.S. to be elected President of the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation. The American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery bestowed an award for exceptional teaching to Dr. Miller for his exceptional courses on occupational hearing conservation. Dr. Miller has directed or participated in programs in communicative disorders at some of the nations leading institutions including The Valley Forge Army Hospital, Walter Reed Medical Center, SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn (Downstate), Kings County Medical Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and Teacher’s College, New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Miller has served as a consultant to the Veteran’s Administration and served on the Board of Directors of the New York Society for the Deaf. He is a Fullbright Scholarship recipient, and he has lectured extensively nationally and internationally, including a Visiting Professorship at Sheba Medical Center of Tel Aviv University in Israel. He served for more than 40 years as Chief Audiological Consultant to the New York City Department of Health and served as Chair of the Communicative Disorders Advisory Committee for the Bureau of Family with Special Needs and the New York City Department of Health. He and Dr. Shprintzen became friend while Dr. Shprintzen served on that committee for nearly 25 years. Dr. Miller has been a frequent guest on radio and television programs seeking his expertise on hearing problems, especially related to noise-induced problems, and he has been cited by press publications numerous times in New York and nationally. In short, Dr. Miller has established a reputation as a preeminent expert in hearing disorders both nationally and internationally and has served the public in many ways over his long career.