The President today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Miller, of Madison, Wis., as a member of the President's Cancer Panel. She replaces R. Lee Clark, term expired.
Miller was born May 2, 1920, in Minneapolis. She received a B.S. from the University of Minnesota in 1941 and an M.S. (1943) and Ph.D. (1945) in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin.
Miller was a Finney-Howell Fellow in Cancer Research at the University of Wisconsin from 1945 to 1947, and an instructor in oncology there from 1947 to 1949. She became an assistant professor in 1949, an associate professor in 1959, and since 1969 has been a full professor. She served as acting director of the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research at the University of Wisconsin in 1972 and 1973, and since 1973 has been associate director.
Miller is a member of the board of directors of the American Association for Cancer Research, and president for 1976-77. She is a member of the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Center Support Grant Review Committee and its Clearinghouse on Environmental Carcinogens. She has received numerous awards for cancer research.