James Miller, D.D.S.

Dr. Miller’s background includes mental health, public health, clinical treatment, teaching and administration.  He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery, as well as his Masters in Public Health from the University of Tennessee.  In his career, he has worked as a dentist for the physically and mentally handicapped, then became a clinical director, chief of staff and on the executive committee for Lakeshore Mental Health Institute.  He also was an instructor at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Dr. Miller joins Benzodiazepine Information Coalition’s board because he believes benzodiazepines have the potential to cause substantial harm and devastation to one’s entire life. Believing that benzodiazepines were safe, through the information he was provided in continuing education from pharmaceutical representatives in his own career, he himself was on a benzodiazepine as prescribed. His own health was devastated by the drug.  He wants to ensure consumers of benzodiazepines are able to obtain the support and assistance they need if ever faced with a troublesome withdrawal and/or go on to suffer the consequences resulting from developing benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome.