Department of Pathology, Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery
Anatomic Pathology, Assistant Research Scientist

Aquatic Animal Pathology | Avian Pathology | Diagnostic Pathology | Wildlife & Exotic Animal Diseases | Wildlife Pathology


Dr. Bryce Miller is a board-certified, faculty pathologist in both the Department of Pathology and the Infectious Diseases Laboratory (IDL), which is based in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Miller is a member of the UGA Zoo and Exotic Animal Pathology Service (ZEAPS), which is a diagnostic service co-managed by IDL and the Department of Pathology. As a zoo and exotic animal anatomic pathologist, she is most motivated by diagnostic pathology of these incredible species with special emphasis on diseases of reptiles and aquatic animals. Dr. Miller also enjoys being in an academic position that allows for mentorship and didactics, as training veterinary residents cultivates a great deal of joy for her.

Research Interests

  • Diseases of zoo and wildlife species

Educational Background

  • BA, Florida State University (cum laude), 2014
  • DVM, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine (cum laude), 2019
  • Residency, Anatomic Pathology, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, 2022
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, 2022

Teaching Experience

  • VPAT 8100 Microscopic Pathology
  • VPAT 8110 Veterinary Advanced Pathology
  • VPAT 8130 Diagnostic Oncology
  • VPAT 8000 Pathology Rounds (coordinator)
  • VPAT 8005 Gross Pathology Rounds

Selected Publications

  • Gottdenker NL, Nascimento Ramos RA, Hakimi H, McHale B, Rivera S, Miller BM, Howerth EW, Burrell CE, Stilwell JM, McManamon R, Verocai GG. Angiostrongylus cantonensis Infection in Brown Rats (Rattus norvegicus), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2019-2022. Emerg Infect Dis. 2023 Oct;29(10):2167-2170. doi: 10.3201/eid2910.230706. PMID: 37735783. 
  • Miller B, Sturmer L, Roberts J. Disseminated neoplasia in cultured hard clams (Mercenaria mercenaria). Vet Pathol. 2023 Sep;60(5):624-627. doi: 10.1177/03009858231171665. Epub 2023 May 10. PMID: 37161998.
  • Miller BM, Ossiboff RJ, Stacy NI. What is your diagnosis? Glossal imprint from a yellow-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulata). Vet Clin Pathol. 2022 Mar;51(1):149-152. doi: 10.1111/vcp.12997. Epub 2021 Oct 25. PMID: 34697814.
  • Miller BM, Alexander AB, Stacy NI. What is your diagnosis? Coelomic effusion in a chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus). Vet Clin Pathol. 2021 Jun;50(2):305-308. doi: 10.1111/vcp.12946. Epub 2021 Mar 16. PMID: 33724503.

Additional publications by Dr. Miller can be found at PubMed.


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