Valhalla, N.Y. – Donald Douglas Miller, M.D., C.M., M.B.A., has been named dean of the School of Medicine at New York Medical College (NYMC) in Valhalla, NY. Dr. Miller comes to NYMC from the University of Alberta where he served as dean of faculty of medicine and dentistry as well as chair of the Health Sciences Council. An internationally recognized cardiologist and clinician-scientist, Dr. Miller has served as a leader in academic medicine and chief academic/executive officer for more than 25 years. Under Dr. Miller’s leadership, NYMC will continue to provide excellent educational, research, specialty and primary care opportunities in an atmosphere of excellence, scholarship and professionalism. Dr. Miller will also serve as the vice-provost for bio-medical affairs for the Touro College and University System, which includes NYMC. His official start date is December 15, 2014.