Travis A. Miller, MD, FACAAI assumed the position of Chair of the Advocacy Council at its Board meeting on Sunday, Nov. 12. Dr. Miller is in private practice as the Medical Director of The Allergy Station in Roseville, California. He specializes in treating allergic, respiratory, and immunologic conditions in children and adults. He also conducts clinical trials of asthma, allergy, skin, and immunologic diseases, and founded Allergy Care 4 You, a 501c3 dedicated to research and education on allergy, asthma, and immunologic conditions.
He has held board certifications in internal medicine, pediatrics, and allergy/immunology. Dr. Miller is affiliated with the Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento and Sutter Roseville Medical Center in Roseville, California. He has been rotating medical residents, medical students, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nursing students in his office for years, similar to the recently-established Community Allergists Partnership in Education (CAPE) program.
Dr. Miller is a Fellow of the College and has served on numerous committees. He currently serves on ACAAI’s Board of Regents and served as Speaker of the College’s House of Delegates 2019-2021. He has been the recipient of several awards, including the Distinguished Service Award in 2020.
Dr. Miller is a strong advocate for our specialty and was recognized for his efforts by California Senator Bob Huff, for Member Resolution No. 1212, for advocacy work on SB 352, and for his involvement in 2014 on SB 1266 for food allergy patient safety and protection. Other awards include First Star Research Award at the UCLA School of Medicine, Intern of the Year at LAC/UCS Medical Center, Sutter Patient Appreciation Award. He was featured in the NCAA Champions Magazine and has been recognized for having given hundreds of community outreach lectures, and syndicated interviews on allergy and asthma topics each year.
Dr. Miller is currently the President of the John M Sheldon University of Michigan Alumni Society and has served as President of the Sacramento Valley Allergy Society (2012), the California Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (2017), the Western Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (2018), and served as MEC Chair of BloodSource, a local community-based, nonprofit blood center.
We know the Advocacy Council will be in good hands under his leadership.
A special thanks to Warner Carr, MD, FACAAI, Immediate Past Chair of the Advocacy Council, for his stellar guidance and foresight. Dr. Carr, along with other College leaders, provided straightforward directions to navigate changes in USP Chapter 797. He has participated in the Allergy Strike Force – a group of leaders who travel to Washington to advocate on your behalf – as well as being actively involved in his state and regional allergy societies.
The Advocacy Council – ADVOCATING FOR ALLERGY AND ALLERGISTS.