Marion Hemmersbach Miller, MD, PhD

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Education and Training

Medical School
University of La Laguna, Spain

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)

Advanced Degree
PhD in Internal Medicine - Geriatrics by the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Career and Research Goals

Transplant Infectious Diseases and Clinical Research

Honors, awards and distinctions

  • ID Week Trainee Travel Grant (2017)
  • Travel Grant Awardee to attend the Immunocompromised Host Symposium at Fred Hutch in Seattle, WA (2017)
  • ID Week Trainee Travel Grant (2016)
  • Appointed to the Transplant Infectious Diseases T32 Training Grant (2016-ongoing)
  • Best poster communication in the quality improvement category at the 2013 Meeting of the Arkansas Chapter Meeting of the ACP “Proper use of Lyme disease testing in Arkansas” (2013)
  • Scholarship from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain for PhD courses (2002/2003)
  • Scholarship from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain for PhD courses (2001/2002)
  • Grant from the Medical Association of Las Palmas in Spain to perform a rotation abroad (performed in France)(2002)

What are the strengths of the Duke program?

  • Diversity of patient population, especially in regards to the immunocompromised transplant population
  • Clinical Training
  • Camaraderie
  • Educational Resources
  • Research opportunities, with direct access to leaders in the field


Hemmersbach-Miller, M, Stout, JE, Woodworth, MH, Cox, GM, and Saullo, JL. "Nocardia infections in the transplanted host." Transplant Infectious Disease : an Official Journal of the Transplantation Society 20, no. 4 (August 2018): e12902-null.

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Hemmersbach-Miller, M, Berg, CL, Messina, JA, and Wolfe, CR. "Transplant Drug Interactions and a Word of Caution for the HIV Provider. A Case Report." Open Forum Infectious Diseases 5, no. 4 (April 5, 2018): ofy070-null.

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Conde-Martel, A, Hemmersbach-Miller, M, and Singer, M. "Ten-year survival of nonagenarians after a hospital discharge." Medicina clinica 150, no. 6 (March 2018): 245-246.

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Singer, M, Conde-Martel, A, Hemmersbach-Miller, M, Ruiz-Hernández, JJ, Arencibia Borrego, J, and Alonso Ortiz, B. "Mortality hospital of nonagenarian patients in Internal Medicine." Revista clinica espanola (December 7, 2017).

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Hemmersbach-Miller, M, Duronville, J, Sethi, S, Miller, SE, Howell, DN, Henshaw, N, Alexander, BD, and Roberts, JK. "Hemorrhagic Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Nephritis: An Unusual Cause of Acute Allograft Dysfunction." American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons 17, no. 1 (January 2017): 287-291.

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Conde Martel, A, Hemmersbach-Miller, M, Anía Lafuente, BJ, Sujanani Afonso, N, and Serrano-Fuentes, M. "[Prevalence of depressive symptoms in hospitalized elderly medical patients]." Revista espanola de geriatria y gerontologia 48, no. 5 (September 2013): 224-227.

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de-la-Iglesia-Iñigo, S, Carranza-Rodriguez, C, Ropero-Gradilla, P, González-Fernandez, F-A, Molero-Labarta, T, Hemmersbach-Miller, M, and Pérez-Arellano, J-L. "Red blood cell disorders in recently arrived African immigrants to Gran Canaria, Spain." Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 107, no. 2 (February 2013): 91-97.

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Conde-Martel, A, Hemmersbach-Miller, M, Marchena-Gomez, J, Saavedra-Santana, P, and Betancor-Leon, P. "Five-year survival and prognostic factors in a cohort of hospitalized nonagenarians." European journal of internal medicine 23, no. 6 (September 2012): 513-518.

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Acosta-Merida, M, Marchena-Gomez, J, Hemmersbach-Miller, M, and Formoso, FD. "Upper intestinal obstruction due to inverted intraduodenal diverticulum." Journal of surgical case reports 2011, no. 4 (January 2011): 1-.

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Suárez Ortega, S, Rivero Vera, J, Hemmersbach, M, Artiles Campelo, F, Reyes Pérez, R, and Betancor León, P. "[Severe cholestatic hepatitis due to Q fever: report of a case]." Gastroenterologia y hepatologia 33, no. 1 (January 2010): 21-24.

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