Irene Miller is a retired healthcare executive who has held positions as an hospital 
administrator, developer and administrator of the first federally qualified HMO in Michigan, director of mental health for Livingston County, Michigan . She was director of the psychiatric division at Detroit Osteopathic Hospital and director of treatment centers for drug addicted and dual diagnosed women and their children  at the Detroit Medical Center.. For a year she served in Washington DC on an advisory committee for issues related to drug addiction in women and children. For two years she was a public school teacher in Israel.

In retirement Irene is a docent and speaker for the Detroit Institute of Arts, a courts mediator , and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Jewish Committee, the oldest civil rights organization in the US. Since the University of Michigan-Dearborn published her book, Into No Man's Land: A Historical Memoir,  in November of 2012, Irene has been a keynote speaker at various large events in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Canada, at professional conferences, military groups, labor unions, churches, synagogues, schools, universities, adult educational centers,at a campus of adjudicated teens, and many other organizations and social clubs. The book has been  used by many book clubs and book discussion groups.

Irene was written up in numerous newspapers in Michigan and Indiana,  interviewed by radio programs in Boston and in Interlochen, MI, and for a local TV program, The Writers Den, for "Amy's Angels" Fox 2,  and other TV stations.

The PBS documentary "Irene; Child of the Holocaust" premiered December 2016

Her memoir serves her mission to promote tolerance/acceptance of diversity.

Irene lived in a number of countries, traveled extensively, and speaks 6 languages. She is a positive, energetic woman with a joy of living and love to share.


Education


Teachers college in Israel

BS in Psychology, University of Cincinnati , Ohio

Masters in Social Psychology, University of Cincinnati

Masters in Business Administration  with a major in hospital management, Xavier University, Cincinnati