Dr. DiMiceli began his healthcare career as a medical technologist at St. Mary’s Hospital in Port Arthur shortly after graduating high school and continued at M.D. Anderson. After graduating from the University of Houston where he completed his Bachelors of Science in 1978, he worked in the petrochemical field as a quality control metallurgist. He both researched and developed powder coatings for pipelines, which furthered his experience with working with materials used in dentistry. Thereafter, he worked as the President of Distribution at Bailey Smith Corporation from 1978-81.