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Maria Teresa Miliora, American chemist, retired psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, educator. Recipient Heritage Medallion, Suffolk University, 2007.


Miliora, Maria Teresa was born on June 29, 1938 in Somerville, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Andrew and Maria Civita (Gallinaro) Migliorini.


Bachelor cum laude, Regis College, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Tufts University, 1965. Master of Social Work, Boston University, 1985.


Research assistant, Tufts U., Medford, Massachusetts, 1960-1964;research associate, Tufts U., 1965-1966;associate professor, Suffolk U., Boston, 1965-1968;associate professor, Suffolk U., 1968-1971;professor, Suffolk U., since 1971;department chairman chemistry, Suffolk U., 1972-1984;presidential search committee, Suffolk U., 1980;faculty representative strategic planning committee, Suffolk U., Boston, since 1992;faculty, Boston Institute for Psychotherapy, 1992-1996;faculty, Training and Research Institute for Self Psychology, New York City, since 1994. Research associate Bio-Research Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968.


Faculty representative to trustees Joint Council on University Affairs, Suffolk University, 1973-1977, 79-81. Convenor President's Commission on Status of Women, 1974-1978, speaker educational policy committee, 1972-1973. Chair cultural diversity CLAS Curriculum, since 1991.

Member American Association of University Professors (chapter president 1970), National Association of Social Workers, American Chemical Society (alternate councillor 1976-1982, councillor 1979-1982, board directors Northeastern section 1976-1980, chairman public relations section 1977-1979), Massachusetts Academy Clinical Social Work, National Association for Advancement Psychoanalysis, National Membership Committee on Psychoanalysis, Sigma Xi (chapter president 1972-1973), Sigma Zeta (chapter section 1970-1980), Alpha Lambda Delta, Delta Epsilon Sigma.