Eugene Millar, PhD, MHS

Eugene V Millar, PhD, MHS

Name: Eugene V Millar, PhD, MHS

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics
Research Area Director, Wound Infections
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Clinical Trials


Doctor of Philosophy (2003). Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, International Health, Program Area: Disease Prevention and Control.
Master of Health Science (2000). Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology.
Master of Science (1995). University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bacteriology.
Bachelor of Science (1994). Marquette University, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


  • Millar EV, Schlett CD, Law NN, Whitman TJ, Ellis MW, Tribble DR, Bennett JW. Opportunities and Obstacles in the Prevention of Skin and Soft-Tissue Infections Among Military Personnel. Mil Med. 2019 Nov 1;184(Supplement_2):35-43. doi: 10.1093/milmed/usz105.
  • Millar EV, Rice GK, Schlett CD, Elassal EM, Cer RZ, Frey KG, Hamilton T, Ellis MW, Tribble DR, Bishop-Lilly KA, Bennett JW. Genomic epidemiology of MRSA infection and colonization isolates among military trainees with skin and soft tissue infection. Infection. 2019 Feb 22.
  • LaBreck PT, Rice GK, Paskey AC, Elassal EM, Cer RZ, Law NN, Schlett CD, Bennett JW, Millar EV, Ellis MW, Hamilton T, Bishop-Lilly KA, Merrell DS. Conjugative Transfer of a Novel Staphylococcal Plasmid Encoding the Biocide Resistance Gene, qacA. Front Microbiol. 2018 Nov 19;9:2664.
  • Millar EV, St Clair KJ, Schlett CD, Bennett JW, Virgilio GR, Kronmann KC, Lalani T. Brief report: Pre- and post-deployment prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus colonization among U.S. Navy submariners. MSMR. 2018 Aug;25(8):5-7.
  • Stahlman S, Williams VF, Oh GT, Millar EV, Bennett JW. Skin and soft tissue infections, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2013-2016. Medical Surveillance Monthly Report. 2017 Jul;24(7):2-11.
  • Millar EV, Rice GK, Elassal EM, Schlett CD, Bennett JW, Redden CL, Mor D, Law NN, Tribble DR, Hamilton T, Ellis MW, Bishop-Lilly KA. Genomic Characterization of USA300 MRSA to Evaluate Intraclass Transmission and Recurrence of SSTI among High Risk Military Trainees. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2017 Aug 1;65(3):461-8.
  • Johnson RC, Ellis MW, Schlett CD, Millar EV, LaBreck PT, Mor D, Elassal EM, Lanier JB, Redden CL, Cui T, Teneza-Mora N, Bishop DK, Hall ER, Bishop-Lilly KA, Merrell DS. Bacterial Etiology and Risk Factors Associated with Cellulitis and Purulent Skin Abscesses in Military Trainees. PLoS One. 2016 Oct 25;11(10):e0165491.
  • Singh J, Johnson RC, Schlett CD, Elassal EM, Crawford KB, Mor D, Lanier JB, Law NN, Walters WA, Teneza-Mora N, Bennett JW, Hall ER, Millar EV, Ellis MW, Merrell DS. Multi-Body-Site Microbiome and Culture Profiling of Military Trainees Suffering from Skin and Soft Tissue Infections at Fort Benning, Georgia. mSphere. 2016 Oct 5;1(5).
  • Millar EV, Chen WJ, Schlett CD, Cui T, Crawford KB, Lanier JB, Tribble DR, Ellis MW. Frequent use of chlorhexidine-based body wash associated with a reduction in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization among military trainees. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2015 Feb;59(2):943-9.
  • Ellis MW, Schlett CD, Millar EV, Wilkins KJ, Crawford KB, Morrison-Rodriguez SM, Pacha LA, Gorwitz RJ, Lanier JB, Tribble DR. “Hygiene Strategies to Prevent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial Among High-Risk Military Trainees”. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2014 Jun;58(11):1540-8.