We are so grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with these incredible government and scientific institutions! By combining all of our expertise and resources, we can make a real difference in the lives of people in Panama and beyond.

Dr. Eugenia Millender CPSHE Founding Co-Director

The Florida FIRST Health Science Brigade



CPSHE is integrated into the Florida FIRST program to mentor and support the early-career FIRST faculty in their journey to apply for an R01 grant within their respective area of research. 

1. Mental Health

2. Chronic Disease Prevention

Learn more about Florida FIRST 

CPSHE FIRST Faculty Mentees 



Recent Publications


Sexual and reproductive health and access: Results of a rapid epidemiological assessment among migrant peoples in transit through Darién, Panamá

Associations between social determinants of health, perceived discrimination, and body mass index on symptoms of depression among young African American mothers

Living While Black, Gay, and Poor: The Association of Race, Neighborhood Structural Disadvantage, and PrEP Utilization Among a Sample of Black Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Deep Sout