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Raymond                        Miller

Raymond G. Miller 

Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

Clinical Associate Professor

 

Education and Training:
  • Cert, General Practice Residency, State University of New York at Buffalo (1986)
  • DDS, Dentistry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1985)
  • BA, Biology, Canisius College, Magna Cum Laude (1981)
Employment:
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (2007-present)
  • Dental Officer/Forensic Dentist, Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Team, Department of Homeland Security, National Disaster Medical System - Federal Emergency Management Agency (2001-present)
  • Dental Officer, 107th Medical Squadron, Dental Corps, New York State Air National Guard (1989-present)
  • Attending Staff, Erie County Medical Center (1986-present)
  • Private Practice Dentistry - Owner/Partner, 1965 Como Park Boulevard (1986-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (1997–2007)
  • Private Practice Dentistry, Associate of Gerald T. Carlo, D.D.S. (1986–2001)
  • Clinical Instructor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (1996–1997)
  • Clinical Instructor, Oral Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (1987–1996)
  • Dentist, Fee for Service, Erie County Health Department (1986–1991)
  • General Practice Resident, State University of New York at Buffalo, Erie County Medical Center (1985–1986)
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Awards and Honors:
  • Fellowship, American College of Dentists (2008)
  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Fellow (2007)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Lambda Lambda Chapter (2005)

Research Expertise:
  • Forensic Odontology
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2006–December 2006
    Classification of Restorative Resins for Forensic Purposes: Database Generation
    American Society of Forensic Odontology
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $1,800

Journal Articles:
  • Bush M, Miller R. The crash of Colgan Air flight 3407: Advanced techniques in victim identification. J Am Dent Assoc. 2011; 142(12).
  • Bush MA, Thorsrud K, Miller RG, Dorion RB, Bush PJ. The Response of Skin to Applied Stress: Investigation of Bitemark Distortion in a Cadaver Model J Forensic Sci. 2010.
  • Miller RG, Bush PJ, Dorion RB, Bush MA. Uniqueness of the dentition as impressed in human skin: a cadaver model. J Forensic Sci. 2009; 54(4).
  • Bush MA, Miller R, Bush PJ, Dorion RBJ. Biomechanical factors in human dermal bitemarks in a cadaver model. J Forensic Sciences. 2009; 54.
  • Hermanson AS, Bush MA, Miller R, Bush PJ. Ultraviolet Illumination as an Adjunctive Aid in Dental Inspection. J Forensic Sci. 2008; 53(2).
  • Bush MA, Miller R, Norlander AL, Bush PJ. Analytical Survey of Restorative Resins by SEM/EDS and XRF: Database for Forensic Purposes. J Forensic Sci. 2008; 53(2).
  • Bush MA, Miller R, Fagin HA, Bush PJ. The Role of Dental Materials in Situations Involving High Temperature: A Review Article in Forensic Odontology. Minerva Medicolegale. 2007; 127(2).
  • Miller R. LFOR takes their Show on the Road. Doctor of Dentistry. 2007; 2(1).
  • Bush MA, Miller R, Prutsman-Pfeiffer J, Bush PJ. Identification Through X-ray Fluorescence Analysis of Restorative Resin Materials; A Comprehensive Study of Noncremated, Cremated and Processed-Cremated Individuals. J Forensic Sci. 2007; 52(1).
  • Bush MA, Miller R, Bush PJ. Detection and Classification of Composite Resins in Incinerated Teeth for Forensic Purposes.. J Forensic Sci. 2006; 51(3).
  • Miller R. Forensic odontology: "Where should I begin?". Alpha Omegan. 2002; 95(4).
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Miller RG. Commingled Human Remains. 2014.
  • Miller R. Disaster Victim Identification. 2013.
  • Miller R. Dental Identification. 2013.
Abstracts:
  • Miller RG. Application of Digital Laboratory and Clinicl Dental Evidence. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2015. 2015.
  • Miller RG. Dental Identification Utilizing Digital Dental Laboratory Evidence: Dental Identification in a Pennsylvania Double Homicide. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Science 2014. 2014.
  • Miller RG, Bush PJ, Bush MA. Flight 3407 and Application of Technological Advances in Victim Identification. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. 2010.
  • Miller RG, Bush MA, Bush PJ, Woytash J. Flight 3407 and Technological Advances in Victim Identification. Proceedings of The National Academy of Medical Examiners. 2009.
  • Bush PJ, Miller RG, Dorion RBJ, Bush MA. The Relationship of Uniqueness and Resolution in Bite Mark Analysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. 2009.
  • Bush MA, Miller RG, Dorion RBJ, Bush PJ. The Response of Skin to Applied Stress: The Influence of Force Per Unit Area in Bitemark Analysis. Proceedings of the Americam Academy of Forensic Sciences. 2009.
  • Berner C, Bush MA, Miller RG, Bush PJ. Method Comparison for Jaw Resection. Proceedings of the American Acedemy of Forensic Sciences 2008. 2008.
  • Miller RG, Bush PJ, Dorion, RB, Bush MA. The Role of the Skin in Bitemarks, Part II: Macroscopic Analysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2008. 2008.
  • Bush PJ, Miller RG, Dorion RB, Bush MA. The Role of the Skin in Bitemarks, Part III: Microscopic Analysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2008. 2008.
  • Phillips B, Miller RG, Bush, PJ, Dorion, RB,Bush MA. The Role of the Skin in Bitemarks, Part IV: Clothing Weave Transfer. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2008. 2008.
  • Bush MA, Miller RG, Dorion RB, Bush PJ. The Role of the Skin in Bitemark Analysis I: Biomechanical factors and Distortion. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2008. 2008.
  • Bush MA, Miller R, Bush PJ. Dental materials database generation using SLICE. Scanning. 2007; 29(2).
  • Miller RG, Bush MA, Bush PJ. Implications of Composite Resin Radiopacity During Dental Inspection.. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2007. 2007.
  • Bush MA, Miller RG, Dorion RB, Bush PJ. Restorative Dentistry as Evidence: Survival of Dental Materials in Extreme Conditions and Analytical Methods of Detection.. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 2007. 2007.
  • Bush PJ, Miller R, Bush M. Validation experiment using cadavers and protable X-ray Fluoresence. SCANNING. 2007; 29(2).
  • Bush MA, Miller R, Bush PJ. Analytical Survey of Restorative Resins for Forensic Purposes; Elemental Composition and Microstructure. J Forensic Sci. 2007; F(25).
  • Miller R, Bush M, Dorion R, Bush PJ. Evidence for victim identification from dental materials. SCANNING. 2007; 29(2).
  • Miller R. Technological Advances in Dental Victim Identification..
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Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Oral Medicine (2006–present)
  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences (2001–present)
  • American Society of Forensic Odontologists (1997–present)
  • Academy of Air National Guard Dentists (1990–2004)
  • American Dental Association (1985–present)
  • Dental Society of the State of New York (1985–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society (1985–present)
  • Erie County Dental Society (1985–present)
  • New York State Dental Society (1985–present)
  • DiGamma Honor Society, Canisius College (1981–present)
Presentations:
  • "Crime Scene Investigation – Dental Identification" 123rd Basic Police Course, Erie Community College (2015)
  • "Application of Digital Laboratory Data and Clinical Dental Evidence" Academy of Forensic Sciences, Odontology Section, (2015)
  • "Crime Scene Investigation – Dental Identification" 122th Basic Police Course, Erie Community College (2014)
  • "Forensic Odontology: An Overview" 10th Annual Allan Drinnan Symposium, Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting (2014)
  • "Identifying Disaster Victims: Standards for Electronic Dental Patient Data" American Dental Association (2014)
  • "Crime Scene Investigation – Dental Identification" 121st Basic Police Course, Erie Community College (2014)
  • "Dental Identification Utilizing Digital Dental Laboratory Evidence: Dental Identification in a Pennsylvania Double Homicide, Academy of reFonsic Sciences, Odontology Section, Seattle, Washington 2/20/2014" Academy of Forensic Sciences, Odontology Section (2014)
  • "Material Properties in Dental Identification" American Academy of Forensic Sciences, American Board of Forensic Odontology (2014)
  • "Crime Scene Investigation – Dental Identification" 120th Basic Police Course, Erie Community College (2013)
  • "Technological Advances and Current Research in Victim Identification and Bitemarks, Forensic Odontology in a Medical Examiner’s Office, University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry, Detroit, Michigan, 10/11-12/13" Forensic Odontology in a Medical Examiner’s Office, University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry (2013)
  • "Crime Scene Investigation – Dental Identification" 119th Basic Police Course, Erie Community College (2012)
  • "Pediatric Forensic Dentistry" NYSACCME Fall Conference, New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners (2012)
  • "What is New in Forensic Odontology?" Michelle E. Haddad Memorial Seminar, Utica College (2012)
  • "Crime Scene Investigation - Dental Identification" 118th. Basic Police Course, Erie Community College (2011)
  • "Mass Disaster Management and Forensic Identification for Flight 3407" , Michigan State University, Michigan State Dental Society (2011)
  • "Forensic Odontology - Technological Advances and Application to Victim Identification" State of Mississippi County Coroners and Medical Examiner's Annual conference, State of Mississippi County Coroners and Medical Examiner (2011)
  • "The Role of Skin in Bite Marks: Macroscopic Analysis" American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Odontology Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (2008)
  • "Forensic Odontology Overview" Chautauqua Dental Congress, Chautauqua Dental Congress (2007)
  • "Key Features of Forensic Dental Evidence" New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners, Spring Conference, New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners (2007)
  • "The Truth, The Whole Truth, from Nothing but a Tooth" Club Dent, University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Dept of Continuing Education, University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2007)
  • "Implications of Composite Resin Radiopacity During Dental Inspection" American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Odontology Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (2007)
  • "Restorative Dentistry as Evidence: Survival of Dental Materials in Extreme Conditions and Analytic Methods of Detection" American Academy of Forensic Sciences Workshop, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (2007)
  • "Digital Radiography in Mass Disaster Victim Identification" Annual Training Session, Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Teams Region I & II, Department of Homeland Security (2006)
  • "Disaster Response: The Dental Team's Role" Erie County Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team, Erie County Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team (2005)
  • "Forensic Dental Response to Hurricane Katrina" Department of Oral Diagnostic Science Seminar, University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2005)
  • "Forensic Odontology: An Overview" First Annual Allan Drinnan Symposium, Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting (2005)
  • "Bioterrorism Preparedness for Dentists and Staff" New York State Dental Foundation Conference on Bioterrorism, New York State Dental Foundation (2004)
  • "Forensic Odontology" University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine Continuing Dental Education Conference, University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2004)
  • "Forensic Dental Response to World Trade Center Disaster" New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners, New York State Association of County Coroners and Medical Examiners (2002)
  • "Forensic Odontology" University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Continuing Dental Education Conference, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2002)
  • "September 11th: The Personal Side of the Tragedy" University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Department of Oral Diagnostic Science Seminar, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2002)
  • "Management for Excellence in the Air National Guard Dental Clinic" Association of Military Surgeons of the United States Annual Session, Association of Military Surgeons (1991)
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Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (2007)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (2007)
  • School of Dental Medicine Executive Council; Member (2007)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (2006)
  • Faculty Senate; School Representative
  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences; Chair (2012–2014)
  • National Institute of Justice; Applied/Basic Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes; Peer Reviewer (2012)
  • National Instititute of Justice; FY201 Research and Development on Pattern and Impression Justice; Peer Reviewer (2011)
  • Eighth District Dental Society; At Large; Counselor (2007)
  • Eighth District Dental Society, Continuing Dental Education Program; Chair (2006)
  • Forensic Dental Consultant; Kenyon International - Worldwide Disaster Management; Consultant (2005–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society; At Large; Counselor (2004–2005)
  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences; Member (2004–present)
  • Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team (SMART), Executive Committee; Erie County; Member (2003–2007)
  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences; Associate Member (2002–2003)
  • Forensic Dental Consultant; Medical Examiner‘s Office of Erie County; Consultant (2002–present)
  • Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team (SMART); Erie County; Member (2002–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society, Service Corp.; Vice President (2001–2003)
  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Applicant; Other (2001)
  • University of Buffalo Dental Alumni Association, Nomination Committee; Committee Member (1998–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society, Service Corp.; Board Member (1998–2003)
  • University of Buffalo Dental Alumni Association; President (1997)
  • University of Buffalo Dental Alumni Association; President-elect; Chair-Elect (1996)
  • University of Buffalo Dental Alumni Association; Secretary (1995)
  • University of Buffalo Dental Alumni Association, Class Reunions; Chair (1991–present)
  • University of Buffalo Dental Alumni Association, Executive Council; Councilor (1990–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society; Member (1985–present)
  • University of Buffalo Dental Alumni Association; Member (1985–present)
  • American Dental Association; Action Team Leader; Other
  • American Dental Association - Joint Working Group (JWG) on Forensic Odontology Informatics; Member
  • American Society of Forensic Odontology; Program Chair; Chair
  • New York State Dental Society Council on Governmental Affairs; 8th. District Dental Society Representative

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Squire Hall
Room 355
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-2241
Email: rgmiller@buffalo.edu

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