New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Field Operations Manager, Wildlife Futures Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Adjunct Associate Professor, Wildlife Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
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Erica Miller holds a BS in Zoology and a DVM from Oklahoma State University. She worked full-time as a wildlife rehabilitation veterinarian for 25 years and has been on staff at 3 veterinary schools (OkSU, NCSU & UPenn).
She left wildlife rehabilitation in 2013 to explore some other areas of veterinary medicine, working part-time as a wildlife veterinarian for the New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife, the lead veterinarian at the Brandywine zoo, a laboratory aid in the NJ Rabies Lab, an editor on three book projects, and continuing her position as an adjunct associate professor in wildlife medicine at UPenn.
She continues to volunteer at Mercer County Wildlife Center and Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research, providing opportunities for veterinary students to gain experience handling native wildlife.
In 2019 she served as interim wildlife veterinarian for the Pennsylvania Game Commission and is looking forward to continued work with the PGC through the Wildlife Future’s Program.

Erica also serves on the Endangered and Non-game Species Advisory Committee to the NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife, the NJ Wildlife Rehabilitators Advisory Committee, the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Oiled Wildlife Care Network, the Delaware Kestrel Program, the Veterinary Team for Project SNOWstorm, and as a response veterinarian for Delaware Animal Rescue.

Robinson, C.A., Dunn, P.A., Williams, L., Poulson, R.L., Miller, E.A., Brown, H., Brown, J.D. Characterization of Avian Pox in a Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) from Pennsylvania. Journal of Avian Diseases : , 2021.

McCabe, R.A., Therrien, J.F., Wiebe, K., Gauthier, G., Brinker, D., Weidensaul, S., Reid, D., Doyle, F.I., Jacobsen, K.-O., Aarvak, T., Øien, I.J., Solheim, R., Fitzgerald, G., Smith, N., Bates, K., Fuller, M., Miller, E., and Elliott, K. Density-dependent winter survival of immatures in an irruptive raptor with pulsed breeding. The Journal of Animal Ecology : , 2021.

Miller, E.A. and N. Rosenhagen. Chapter 14: Wildlife. Exotic Animal Formulary 6th ed. : , 2021.

Hernandez, S., H.W. Barrons, E.A. Miller, M.J. Yabsley, and R. Aguilar, eds. Chapters: Regulatory and Legal Considerations in Wildlife Medicine, Natural History and Medical Management of Squirrels and Other Rodents, Natural History and Medical Management of Passerines, Galliformes, and Allies, Natural History and Medical Management of Canids, Emphasis on Coyotes and Foxes and Appendix I: Clinical Pathology of Common Wildlife Species. Medical Management of Wildlife Species: A Guide for Practitioners : , 2020.

Miller, E.A. and J. Schlieps, eds. Standards in Wildlife Rehabilitation 5th edition: , 2021.

Miller, E.A., M. Goodwin, and S. Cox. NWRA Wildlife Formulary : , 2017.

Latney, L., E. Miller, and A.P. Pessier. Nuptial Pad Amputation in an American Bull Frog (Lithobates catesbeianus) with Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 46: 941-944, 2015.

Seage, E., E.A. Miller, and E.A. Koutsos. Feeding Trial Evaluating Mazuri Nestling Meal Compared to FoNS as a Diet for Nestling and Fledgling Passerines in a Rehabilitation Setting. Wildlife Rehabilitation Bulletin 28: 15-23, 2010.

Parker, S.E., E.A. Miller, D. Vudathala, and L. Murphy. Meloxicam Use in Avian Rehabilitation: Evaluation of Dosage and Dosing Frequency as Compared to Aspirin (acetyl salicylic acid) in Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) and Red-tailed hawks. Proceedings of the Annual Conference National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association 25: 87-96, 2008.

Modrall, J.T., J.H. Keating, E.A. Miller, and M.A. Pokras. Syrinx of Northern Gannets (Morus bassanus): What are those lumps? Integrative and Comparative Biology 49: E118-E118, 2009.

Bucknall, J., J. Suckow, E.A. Miller, T. Seamans, C. Stern, and V. L. Trumbull. USDA APHIS Wildlife Services Employs Cooperative Partnerships and Use of Alternative Capture Methods. The Effects of Oil on Wildlife: Proceedings, Eighth International Conference : 29-36, 2006.

Ziegler, A.F., S.C. Welte, E.A. Miller, T.J. Nolan. Eustrongylidiasis in Eastern Great Blue Herons (Ardea herodias). Avian Diseases 44: 443-448, 2000.

Miller, E.A., and S.C. Welte. Caring for Oiled Birds. Zoo & Wild Animal Medicine: Current Therapy 4 : 300-308, 1999.

Augspurger, T. J.C. Franson, K.A. Converse, P.R. Spitzer, and E.A. Miller. An Epizootic of Common Loons in Coastal Waters of North Carolina: Concentrations of Elemental Contaminants and Results of Necropsies. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 17: 205-209, 1998.

Mashima, T.Y., D.H. Ley, M.K. Stoskopf, E.A. Miller, S.C. Welte, E.Berkhoff, L.A. Degernes, W.J. Fleming. Evaluation of Treatment of Conjunctivitis Associated with Mycoplasma Gallisepticum in House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus). Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 11: 20-24, 1997.

Miller, E.A. and R.M. Windingstad. Cerebral nematodiasis in mourning doves (Zenaida macroura) due to Baylisascaris procyonis. Wildlife Rehabilitation 12: 21-28, 1994.

Miller, E.A. Squirrel fibroma virus: review and case reports. Wildlife Rehabilitation 10: 185-192, 1992.

Miller, E.A., R.J. Montali, E.C. Ramsay, and B.A. Rideout. Disseminated Chromoblastomycosis in a Colony of Ornate-Horned Frogs (Ceratophrys ornata). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 23: 433-438, 1992.

BS (Zoology) Oklahoma State University, 1985

DVM (Veterinary Medicine) Oklahoma State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1989

National Zoological Park, Washington, DC (1987 to 1988)
Fellowship, Zoo Pathology