Eugenia Millender

Founding Co-Director, Associate Professor
Eugenia Millender

Contact Information

Office Location
SCN 433
(850) 644-2854
(850) 644-7660

Dr. Eugenia Millender is an associate professor, co-founder, and co-director of the Center of Population Sciences for Health Equity. As an indigenous Afro-Latina nurse scientist, she has dedicated her career to increasing access to mental health equity and providing culturally appropriate care. Dr. Millender's research focuses on investigating ways to reduce mental health disparities among indigenous and vulnerable populations that result from stress and trauma. She works with community-based organizations and employs her expertise in mood disorders, stress, trauma, and how these are expressed through gene-environment interaction.


PhD, Florida Atlantic University
MS, Florida Atlantic University
BSN, Florida Atlantic University
AA, College of Lake County