Eugene V Millar


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics
Research Area Director, Wound Infections
Location: 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.