H. Thomas Milhorn, M. D., Ph. D.
Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Current Status: In 1992, Dr. Milhorn retired from the faculty of the University of Mississippi Medical Center with the ranks of Professor of Family Medicine, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. After five years in private practice in Meridian, Mississippi and four years of doing addiction medicine and general medicine at East Mississippi State Hospital, he is now permanently retired, except for reading, writing, web design, fooling with computers and various other hobbies. Currently, he is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Prior to his retirement he belonged to a number of organizations, including the American Medical Association, The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, The American Physiological Society, and The Biomedical Engineering Society.
Publications: He is the author of over a 150 research and medical education papers, as well as four books:
1. The Application of Control Theory to Physiological Systems, a textbook for biomedical engineering students, biomedical engineers, physiology graduate students and anyone interested in the subject.
2. Chemical Dependence: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention, a book for physicians, medical students and residents.
3. Drug and Alcohol Abuse: The Authoritative Guide for Parents, Teachers and Counselors, a book for anyone who deals with children, adolescents or teenagers.
4. Caduceus Awry, a fast-paced medical mystery/thriller.
Dr. Milhorn is currently working on his newest novel, Schizo, which takes place, to a large extent, in a state mental hospital.
Writing Honors: Writing honors include:
Caduceus Awry was a finalist in the novel competition of the Eudora Welty Film and Fiction Festival. The competition is held annually in Miss Welty's hometown of Jackson Mississippi. Drug and Alcohol Abuse: The Authoritative Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors made the Academic Top-twenty Best Seller List in 1994 and the Top-twenty list of books sold through the internet in 2002. Nicotine Dependence was selected by the American Academy of Family Practice as one of the top four articles written by a family physician in 1989.
Interests: Writing, Reading, Web Design, Sports (especially backeball), Learning, Learning, Learning...
Published writer: Yes