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"History-Making" Pediatrician Johari Miller '94 Featured on CBS Affiliate

February 15, 2007

Johari Miller Newspaper.jpgFebruary 15, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Johari Miller, a pediatrician at Lafayette's Arnett Clinic and 1994 graduate of DePauw University, "knew at the age of five that she wanted to be a doctor," reports CBS affiliate WLFI. Six years ago, the station reports, Dr. Miller "made history ... by becoming the first African-American pediatrician in this community."

The television station's report shows Miller blowing bubbles with her young patients, and includes testimonials from parents who speak glowingly of her professionalism and bedside manner.

"It is such a rewarding thing just for the kids to want to run and hug me and not run the other way when they see me," Miller tells the station.

cbs logo.jpg"Miller says she's the only African-American some of her patients know," reports WLFI. "I think it's really important that people see positive role models in whatever realm they're seeing people."

Access the clip, which aired today, at the station's Web site. Click on "video news" and scroll down to the headline, "Local Doctor Makes History."

Two days ago, a newspaper article featured Dr. Miller. Access it here.

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