Department of Chemistry

University of Evansville

1800 Lincoln Avenue

Evansville, IN 47722

Phone: (812) 488-1077

Fax: (812) 475-6429





2000-2004                 University of Louisville - Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


1995-1999                 Indiana University, BloomingtonB.S. Chemistry, Secondary Teacher Certification (Chemistry and Mathematics)





2004 - present           Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Evansville


2004                           Adjunct Instructor, Vincennes University


2002                           Adjunct Instructor, Oakland City University


2002                           Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Louisville





American Chemical Society


Midwestern Association of Chemistry Teachers in Liberal Arts Colleges (MACTLAC)


Iota Sigma Pi


Alpha Chi Sigma


Council on Undergraduate Research


Indiana Academy of Science




Tamasi V, Michael Miller KK, Ripp SL, Vila E, Geoghagen TE, and Prough RA. (2008) Modulation of Receptor Phosphorylation Contributes to Activation of Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor α by Dehydroepiandrosterone and Other Peroxisome Proliferators.  Mol. Pharm. 73:1-9

Webb SJ, Geoghegan TE, Prough RA, and Miller KK (2006). The Biological Action of Dehydroepiandosterone Involves Multiple Receptors.  Drug Metabolism Reviews.38: 89 116.


Elsten A, Vaughn S, Miller KK. (2005)The Tissue Specific Dehydrogenase Activity of 11-beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase Type 1. J. of Undergraduate Chemistry Research. 4: 163 - 168.


Michael Miller KK, Klinge CM, Ripp SL and Prough RA (2004).  DHEA and Metabolites Activate Estrogen Receptor b. In preparation


Robinzon B, Michael Miller KK and Prough RA (2003). Synthesis of [3H]-7alpha-hydroxy-, 7beta-hydroxy- and 7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone using pig liver microsomal fractions.  Analytical Biochem. In press


Riddick DS, Chunja Lee, Bhathena A, Timsit YE, Cheng P-Y, Morgan ET, Prough RA, Ripp SL, Michael Miller KK, Jahan A, and Chiang JYL.  (2004)  Symposium Article: Transcriptional suppression of cytochromes P450 genes by endogenous and exogenous chemicals. Drug  Metab. Dispos.  32:367-375


Michael Miller KK, Cai J, Ripp SL, Pierce WM, Rushmore TH and Prough RA (2004).    Regioselectivity accounts for the diversity of dehydroepiandrosterone metabolites produced by liver microsomal cytochrome P450s. Drug  Metab. Dispos.  32:305-313


Robinzon B, Michael KK, Ripp SL, Winters SJ, and Prough RA (2003).  Glucocorticoids inhibit interconversion of 7- hydroxy- and 7- oxo metabolites of  dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA): A role for 11b-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases? Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 412:251-258.




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