In Memoriam

Dr. Richard C. Miller


(from the Clarion Ledger)

Dr. Miller was a longtime APSA member and the first surgeon in Mississippi specializing in pediatrics. He served the University of Mississippi Medical Center for 43 years, caring for infants and children, training new physicians and holding multiple administrative roles, including interim chairs of the Anesthesiology and Surgery Departments, associate dean for Clinical Affairs, and medical director of University Hospital. He was awarded an honorary doctor of science degree from Millsaps College in 2011, and the Richard C. Miller Pediatric Surgery Chair at UMMC was named in his honor in 2017.  Learn more about his accomplishments.