Carpe Diem!

This is the home page for Dr. Mark Miller and his family.  We have moved up to Blowing Rock, North Carolina full-time. I have retired from private practice, but busy with Dermasensa (a start-up cosmeceutical company including exports to China & Thailand), missions & family.  We were  in Fayetteville, NC for 25+ years from 1988, although I was born and raised there. We love to travel and go on medical mission trips all over the world. Mark has provided disaster medical relief in Ecuador, Nepal, Iraq, & for Hurricane Katrina. Mark has been to AFRICA (Swaziland x 2, Botswana, Kenya x 2, Zambia x 2, Zimbabwee, Lesotho, South Africa, Egypt), ASIA (Philippines & China) CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA (Honduras, Peru x 3, Belieze, Ecuador x 2, Costa Rica x 2) and MIDDLE EAST (Iraq’03,  also spending some time in Iran, Israel, Jordan & Syria in the 1970′s). He regularly provides medical support for high school seniors on mission trips worldwide.  Carpe diem! mark, beth, will & jo, victoria & colin & ellie, shelby

Western China Adventure 12 Days

Beth, Will & Jo, Shelby & I  arrived in Chengdu, Sichuan Province in western China from Shanghai on Day 1 (April 30, 2017) of our 12 day trek. Rented a car then onto Ya’an for the night to visit the Pandas on Day 2 before heading further west to Ya Jiang for the night. Day 3 onto Mandala Hostel in Dao Cheng. Day 4 drove to Shangri-La town to catch bus enroute over Jianziwan Mountain Pass (Altitude 15,285 ft) to our Qunzhen’s Tibetan Inn in Yading, China. Spent that afternoon in Ya Ding Dao Cheng National Park, Sichuan Province, China hiking up to 13,385 feet elevation at base of Xiannairi Snow Peak (19,790 Feet). Day 5  hiked 5 hours up 15,600 feet elevation overlooking Milk Lake in Ya Ding Dao Cheng National Park. It snowed coming back down! We drove back to Dao Cheng to spend two nights at the Mandala Hostel again to complete Day 6. Day 7 onto the actual town of Shangri-La before heading on Day 8 to Lijiang via Tiger Leaping Gorge into Yunnan Province. Day 9 & 10 at Luga Lake biking ~40 miles at 9,000 feet! Day 11 stopover in Xi Chang enroute to Chengdu to fly back to Shanghai. Carpe diem!!!

DS Dermasensa Product Launch Bangkok, Thailand with Miss Thailand-Universe

DS Dermasensa Product Launch partnered with SM Pharmaceutical in Bangkok, Thailand featuring Miss Thailand-Universe, Chalita Suansane! Beth & Shelby joined me in this momentous occasion!

SM Pharma Welcomes DS Dermasensa & Millers

Thanks so much for welcoming us to Bangkok, Thailand for the DS Dermasensa Launch. We are very excited and grateful to be partnered with SM Pharma! Khob khun kha! 

Town Tavern, Blowing Rock, NC

Thanks Justin Davis, for our weekly Wings Night Dinners with you! It keeps us traveling the world! Next stop…western China near Tibet – the mythical Shangri-la!  m&b

UNC NCAA National Champions 2017, NC Study Ctr. Cookout

Cooking hundreds of burgers & hotdogs for the students at the NC Study Center the night of the Final Four Final! After watching the game at the Battle House, all headed down to Franklin Street to be among the 55,000 celebrators of UNC winning the NCAA National Championship April 3, 2017. Go Heels!

Ellie June Campbell, our Grandchild!

Kenya, Africa March 2017

Spent 6 days with our missionary friends at Lake Navaisha, Kenya! Just driving around we saw zebras, giraffes, camels, etc! We toured one of 127 flower farms in Kenya, which is the third largest exporter of cut flowers in the world! Also spent a day at Kijabe Hospital, where our whole Miller family served in 2001.

Swaziland, Africa Feb/March 2017

Swaziland, Africa with Fayetteville Christian School Senior Mission Trip Feb/March ’17. As primitive as can be…

Shelby accepted to UNC PT School!

Miller Family Annual Update 2016