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Rita Gayle Miller

Rita Gayle Miller, American respiratory therapist, biofeedback specialist. Certified and registered in respiratory care National Board Respiratory Care; certified biofeedback therapist, respiratory technician; registered respiratory therapist.


  • Miller, Rita Gayle was born on May 27, 1953 in Springfield, Missouri, United States. Daughter of William Clifford and LaVelle Berniece (Tuttle) Boyd.

  • Education

    • AS, El Centro College, 1975. Bachelor in Psychology, University Texas, Dallas, 1990. Bachelor of Science in Gerontological Counseling, University Texas Southwest Medical Center, 1993.


    • Supervisor respiratory therapy Methodist Hospitals Dallas, 1974-1976. Instructor respiratory technical program Tarrant County Junior College, 1976-1977. Technical director pulmonary rehabilitation, respiratory therapy services, biofeedback therapist.

      Methodist Hospitals Dallas, 1977-1980. Instructor Texas Institute Respiratory Therapy, 1978-1980. Chief technician, physician's assistant Respiratory Care Center, Dallas, 1980-1981.

      Researcher pulmonary research division Methodist Hospitals Dallas, 1981-1986. Instructor respiratory therapy Dallas County Community College, 1981-1983. Director education and rehabilitation pulmonary services Medical City Dallas Hospital, 1983-1986.

      Consultant biofeedback program Dallas Rehabilitation Institute, 1985-1986. Research assistant to private practice physician Dallas, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Certified and registered in respiratory care National Board Respiratory Care. Certified biofeedback therapist, respiratory technician. Registered respiratory therapist.


    • Author: (manuals) Progressive Respiratory Care, 1979, (with William F. Miller) Home Respiratory Care, 1979, Ventilator Dependent Patient Care, 1985. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Board advisory El Centro College, Respiratory Therapy Program, 1983-1986. Member Applied Association Advancement Behavioral Therapy, Biofeedback Society Texas, Association Applied Psychophysiology, American Association Respiratory Care, Texas Society Respiratory Care, North Texas Region Respiratory Care, American Lung Association (Dallas area).


    • Married Robert Douglas McKemie, September 10, 1971 (divorced 1976). 1 child, Marjorie; married William F. Miller, January 2, 1980. Children: Leslie Herd, Karla Henderson, Chris, Lisa Hearn, Katy Merriman, Mary Frances, Franklin.
    • father: William Clifford Boyd
    • mother: LaVelle Berniece (Tuttle) Boyd
    • spouses: Robert Douglas McKemie
    • William F. Miller
    • children: Marjorie Miller
    • Leslie Herd Miller
    • Karla Henderson Miller
    • Chris Miller
    • Lisa Hearn Miller
    • Katy Merriman Miller
    • Mary Frances Miller
    • Franklin Miller
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    Born March 27, 1953
    (age 64)