Nancy Houston Miller
Nancy Houston Miller, RN, BSN, FAHA, FPCNA, is Director of the LifeCare Company dedicated to providing nurse care management to patients with complex medical problems. She is an adjunct clinical assistant professor at the University of California San Francisco and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. For 35 years she was the Associate Director of the Stanford University Cardiac Rehabilitation Program of research. She attended the University of Washington School of Nursing where she obtained her BSN. Her fellowships include the American Heart Association’s Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation and the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association. Ms. Houston Miller has been the director of many major clinical research trials in cardiology prevention and rehabilitation. She is also one of the developers of the MULTIFIT nurse care management program for patients with chronic disease including hypertension, diabetes, CAD, and heart failure. She is a past chairman of the Board of Directors of the California Affiliate of the American Heart Association, and has served on the national board of directors. Ms. Houston Miller is one of the founders of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association and is a past president. In 2000, she received the Award of Meritorious Achievement from the American Heart Association for her work in secondary prevention, and the Award of Excellence from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation for her contributions to cardiac rehabilitation. She is the author of over 150 publications including both journal articles and book chapters.