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James E. Miller

Professor of Veterinary Medicine Emeritus
Department of Pathobiological Sciences


(225) 578-9652

School of Veterinary Medicine
School of Animal Sciences
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803


Dr. Miller received a BS degree from the University of New Mexico in 1966, and DVM, MPVM and PhD degrees from the University of California, Davis in 1978, 1982 and 1983, respectively. He is board certified in parasitology in the American College of Veterinary Microbiology. He has been a member of the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine faculty since 1984. He was the Everett D. Besch Professor of Veterinary Medicine from 2010-15 and served as the Interim Dean for Research and Advanced Studies from 2010-16. Dr. Miller retired from LSU in 2017 and is now Emeritus Professor electing to still actively participate on several projects.

Dr. Miller is author and/or co-author of numerous refereed journal articles, technical/report papers, proceedings papers, abstracts and book chapters. He has been a research collaborator with national and international organizations. He is affiliated with several professional organizations and continues to participate on two USDA National Projects: Multi-state Project (NC-214), "Increased Efficiency of Sheep Production."; Southern Coordinating Committee (SCC-81), "Sustainable Small Ruminant Production in the Southeastern U.S". His research interests have been epidemiology, control, and genetics of ruminant nematode parasitism and during his active career his research program focused on improving ruminant production using an integrated approach to controlling parasites.


Dr. Miller recently relocated to Bixby, Oklahoma.

Conference proceedings
Copper Oxide Wire Particles to Control Haemonchus contortus in Sheep and Goats; Joan Burke, James Miller, and Thomas H. Terrill; 10th Anniversary Conference of the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control [May 2013].

Potential Newer Control Methods. Jim Miller, Joan Burke, and Thomas Terrill. W4: What Works with Worms Congress, Pretoria, South Africa [May 2015].

Four phases of parasitic infection  [October 2021]
The other worms that infect sheep/goats  [November 2022]

Best Management Practices:  Worm Killing Fungus [January 2021]
Tools for Managing Internal Parasites in Small Ruminants: Sericea Lespedeza [2007]

Tools for managing internal parasites in small ruminants: copper oxide wire particles [2007]

Timely Topics

Lassoing worms of exotic ruminant hoof stock in zoos [July 2015]

Nematode trapping fungus [January 2019]

Last updated 05.28.21

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