Jim Miller, PharmD, BCCCP

Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Surgical Critical Care
Residency Program Director: PGY2 Critical Care
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in Pharmacy
Rotation(s) Offered: Surgical Critical Care


As a part of a large, multidisciplinary team, I work to optimize medication therapy for patients in the surgical intensive care unit through direct and indirect patient care. I precept pharmacy students, PGY1, and PGY2 pharmacy residents on learning experiences in this area.

Pharmacy School Attended: University of Michigan (2006)

Other Training:

  • PGY1 Pharmacy: University of Michigan (2007)
  • PGY2 Critical Care: University of Michigan (2008)

Areas of Interest

Sedation, Delirium, Sepsis

Honors & Awards

Preceptor of the Year, 2017-2018 –University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

Published Articles or Reviews

Ingebrigtson M, Miller JT. Adverse Hemodynamic Effects of Dexmedetomidine in Critically Ill Adults. J Pharm Pract 2022; doi: 10.1177/08971900221110159.

Franz ND, Alaniz C, Miller JT, Farina N. Association Between Sedative Medication Administration and Delirium Development in a Medical Intensive Care Unit. J Pharm Pract 2022; doi.org/10.1177/08971900221096978

Ingebrigtson M, Farina M, Miller JT, et al. Cisatracurium Dosing Requirements in COVID-19 Compared to Non-COVID-19 Patients. J Pharm Pract 2021; doi: 10.1177/08971900211052835

Franz ND, Machado-Aranda D, Miller JT, Farina N. Impact of obesity on tranexamic acid efficacy in adult patients with major bleeding. Ann Pharmacother 2021;55(9):1076-1083.

Kurish BA, Alaniz C, Miller JT, Farina NM. Safety and Efficacy of Push-Dose Phenylephrine in Adult ICU Patients. Am J Emerg Med 2020;38(9):1778-81.

Flieller LA, Alaniz C, Pleva MR, Miller JT. Incidence of Rebound Hypertension after Discontinuation of Dexmedetomidine. Pharmacother 2019;39(10):970-4.

Farina N, Miller JT. Pharmacologic Reversal of Direct Oral Anticoagulants. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2018;41(2):121-8.

Tischer S, Miller JT. Pharmacologic Strategies to Prevent Blood Loss and Transfusion in Orthotopic Liver Transplantation. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2016 Jul-Sep;39(3):267-80.

Pleva MR, Miller JT. 2015. Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Indications for Prophylaxis Post-trauma and Treatment. In: Papadakos P, Gestring M, eds. Encyclopedia of Trauma Care. New York, Springer, pp. 677-81.

Wahl WL, Miller JT. 2014. Pharmacology. In: Yelon JA, Luchette FA, eds. Geriatric Trauma and Critical Care. New York, Springer, pp. 345-352.

Miller JT, Welage LS, Kraft MD, Alaniz A. Does body weight impact the efficacy of vasopressin therapy in the management of septic shock? J Crit Care 2012;27:289-93.

Miller JT, Collins CD, Stucky LJ, et al. Clinical and economic outcomes of rabbit antiythymocyte globulin in adults who received kidney transplants from living unrelated donors and received cyclosporine-based immunosuppression. Pharmacother 2009;29(10):1166-74.

Miller JT, Btaiche IF. Oxandrolone Treatment in Adults with Severe Thermal Injury. Pharmacother 2009;29(2):213-226.

Miller JT, Btaiche IF. Oxandrolone in Pediatric Patients with Severe Thermal Burn Injury. Ann Pharmacother 2008;42:1310-1315.