Miller, Maureen

Maureen Miller, M.D. MPH (2014), is a writer based in New York and Boston. She is training as a primary care doctor with plans to subspecialize in occupational and environmental medicine and epidemiology.

A winner of the John Hersey prize for non-fiction writing at Yale, her writing has appeared online in the Atlantic, n+1, Paris Review, McSweeney’s, Kindle Singles (A Taste of My Own Medicine, 2012) and The Rumpus, among other places.

She has performed her writing and stand-up comedy at venues including New York’s Highline Ballroom, Caroline’s on Broadway, and Comix NY. Victor Vazquez called her lyric transcriptions for “white devil sophistry” on the 2011 Das Racist track “Middle of the Cake.” Miller is a founding editor of the controversial text and lyrics interpretation Web start-up.

Miller is currently completing THE BIG MO, a memoir of her own year teaching K-5 science and health at a public school in the Bronx through Teach for America New York City. Past works, including medical and public health research, are available at