Galveston County Daily News (Internet / Print) 06/21/06 Dr. Russell K. Miller, medical director for the Galveston Area Ambulance Authority, was recently recognized by the Greater Houston EMS Council as Medical Director of the Year. The award was presented at a dinner held annually by the council. In addition to serving as medical director for the GAAA, Miller is also the medical director for all emergency services and fire department first-responders in Galveston County. According to Miller, “It has taken us 20 years but we have a very unified service in the county with one standard of care for all emergency medical services.” Miller is also an associate professor of surgery in the division of Emergency Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch, and is also medical director of the emergency department at Clear Lake Regional Hospital.