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Name: J. Douglas Miles
Title: Assistant Professor
Office: Neuroscience/MUSOM
Phone: 304-691-1556
Expert: Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Neuropathology, Myasthenia Gravis, Biomedical Engineering

Research Based:
Book Chapter:
Miles, JD and Cohen, ML. Skeletal Muscle and Peripheral Nerve Disorders. In Prayson, RA (Ed.) Neuropathology, 2nd Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia (Pending publication).
Book Chapter:
Contributor to: Zaidat, O.O., & Lerner, A.J. (2008). Little Black Book of Neurology, 5th Edition. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia.
Invited Presentation:
Resources for Teaching Neuromuscular Medicine on Frontal Cortex.Com. American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists Distinguished Lecture Series, October 8 2009, San Diego, CA.
Invited Presentation:
A Practical Approach to Skeletal Muscle Pathology. Short Course at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP). Co-presented with Richard A. Prayson, M.D. March 13, 2009.
Journal Article:
Imerman KW, Miles, JD, Park I, Puwanant A, Daroff RB, Qureshi S. (2009, July). Highlights from International Meetings: American Academy of Neurology AAN 61st Annual Meeting, Seattle, April 25th - May 2, 2009. Neurosciences 14(3): 203-204.
Journal Article:
Miles, J.D., McWilliams, L., Liu, W., and Preston, D.C. (2010). Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Wegener Granulomatosis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. CNS Spectrums. (accepted).
Journal Article:
Alshekhlee, A., Miles, J.D., et al. (2009). Cranial vault plasmacytoma presenting with hemorrhagic transient ischemic attacks. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases (accepted).
Journal Article:
Alshekhlee, A., Basiri, K., Miles J.D., Ahmad, S.A., Katirji, B. (2010). CIDP associated with tumor necrosis factor-α antagonists. Muscle & Nerve 41(5): 723-727.
Journal Article:
Alshekhlee, A., Miles, J.D., Katirji, B., Preston, D., & Kaminski, H. (2009, May). Incidence and mortality rates of myasthenia gravis and myasthenic crisis in US hospitals. Neurology 72:1548-1554.
Journal Article:
Miles J.D., Kilgore K.L., Bhadra N., & Lahowetz E.A. (2007, December). Effects of ramped amplitude waveforms on the onset response of high-frequency mammalian nerve block. J Neural Eng. 4(4):390-8.
Online Article:
Arbogast SD, Miles J, Katirji B. Autonomic Neuropathy. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated June 25, 2009. Available at:

Professional/Community Based Service:
Community Service:
August 18 & 19, 2009
Participated in a “Lock Up” fundraiser in Huntington for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and raised over $2500 for the organization. These funds will benefit people with neuromuscular diseases in West Virginia.

Other Achievements:
MGFA Medical Advisory Board:
Appointed to the medical advisory board of the Virginia/West Virginia chapter of the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, May 2009.

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