86R3567 JGH-D
  By: Craddick H.R. No. 25
         WHEREAS, Dr. Michael Miller of Midland is retiring from
  Permian Cardiology on December 30, 2018, drawing to a close a
  distinguished career in medicine that has spanned nearly four
  decades; and
         WHEREAS, Born and raised in Amarillo, Michael Miller received
  his bachelor's degree from Baylor University before earning his
  medical degree at The University of Texas Health Science Center at
  San Antonio in 1979; he began his career with the U.S. Navy, serving
  on the faculty of the Uniformed Services University of the Health
  Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and as chief of cardiology at the
  naval hospital in Oakland, California, where he was also director
  of the internal medicine training program; and
         WHEREAS, In 1989, following his military service, Dr. Miller
  joined Permian Cardiology in Midland, where he specialized in
  preventive cardiology and the treatment of myocardial infarction;
  he played a vital role in establishing the Myocardial Infarction
  Task Force at Midland Memorial Hospital, helping the institution
  win three Gold Awards from the American Heart Association; in
  addition, he has taught as a clinical associate professor at the
  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and
  served as the regional councilor and legislative chair of the Texas
  Chapter of the American College of Cardiology; and
         WHEREAS, Dr. Miller has found time to give back to his
  community as a board member of the American Heart Association,
  United Way, and Casa de Amigos, and he has been involved for many
  years with the Boy Scouts; deeply devoted to his faith, he has
  traveled to Guyana on a medical mission trip and actively supported
  Samaritan's Purse; in all his endeavors, he enjoys the love and
  support of his wife, Linda, and he takes pride in their two children
  and four grandchildren; and
         WHEREAS, Dr. Miller's dedication, professionalism, and
  expertise have greatly benefited his patients and the community of
  Midland, and he may indeed reflect with pride on a career well spent
  as he embarks upon the next exciting chapter of his life; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 86th Texas
  Legislature hereby congratulate Dr. Michael Miller on his
  retirement from Permian Cardiology and extend to him sincere best
  wishes for continued happiness; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for Dr. Miller as an expression of high regard by the Texas
  House of Representatives.