A Florida State College school member will be part of a singular community of leaders making a distinction on this planet.
Affiliate Professor Eugenia Millender, co-founder and co-director of the Heart of Inhabitants Sciences for Well being Fairness on the School of Nursing, is one among 60 students who will kind the Presidential Management Students’ (PLS) eighth annual class.
PLS is a various community of leaders who collaborate to create change all through the world as they study management via the lens of the presidential experiences of George W. Bush, Invoice Clinton, George HW Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson and their administrations.
The category was chosen after a rigorous utility and overview course of. Choice standards included management potential and applicant success bettering the civic or social good by addressing a vital problem confronted by a neighborhood, occupation or group.
As an Indigenous Afro-Latina nurse-scientist, Eugenia Millender has devoted her profession to rising entry to psychological well being care and offering culturally applicable care. Her analysis focuses on lowering psychological well being disparities amongst Indigenous and susceptible populations. Millender works with community-based organizations and employs her experience in temper issues, stress, trauma and the way these are expressed via gene-environment interplay.
“I’m honored to have the chance to characterize the nursing occupation and be acknowledged in such a prestigious nationwide fellowship,” Millender mentioned. “It’s thrilling to work in direction of bettering methods of care surrounding homelessness, particularly within the present post-COVID local weather.”
Throughout the six-month program, Millender will concentrate on making a holistic course of to evaluate and meet the wants of homeless shoppers with co-occurring medical or well being wants transitioning from hospitals to homeless shelters. She hopes to ship evidence-based coaching to homeless shelter care groups and develop a common toolkit for this subpopulation that can be utilized throughout settings to construct system capability and enhance collaboration to stop hospital readmission.
Frankie Wong, founding director of the Heart of Inhabitants Sciences for Well being Fairness and McKenzie Endowed Professor of Well being Fairness Analysis, famous that “as a nurse-scientist, Eugenia (Millender) offers a singular lens on how the rules of nursing science can inform how and in what solution to optimally deal with well being fairness amongst homeless people. To be chosen to take part on this prestigious fellowship speaks to her management of her within the middle. Her expertise she gained from this fellowship can be very worthwhile for enhancing our ongoing initiatives on the middle.”
Jing Wang, dean of the FSU School of Nursing, additionally expressed her pleasure and gratitude for this system.
“The School of Nursing is thrilled to see Dr. Millender accepted to this prestigious fellowship,” she mentioned. “It’s a testomony to her management de ella and tireless work de ella to advance well being fairness. The honour is extremely deserving. Dr. Millender is a real agent of change, and I sit up for studying about her experiences from her and the affect she is going to undoubtedly make all through this system.”
Throughout this system, students will journey to every taking part presidential middle to be taught from former presidents, key former administration officers, enterprise and civic leaders, and main teachers. They are going to research and put into apply various approaches to management and change concepts to assist strengthen their affect.
Students have persistently reported outstanding progress in expertise, obligations and alternatives for affect for the reason that program started in 2015. For instance, 94% of students mentioned their confidence in how they lead social change has improved because of PLS, and 98% of students reported they’re impressed to perform extra since starting this system.
The 2023 program started Jan. 24 in Washington, D.C.
About Presidential Management Students
The Presidential Management Students program is a partnership among the many presidential facilities of George W. Bush, Invoice Clinton, George HW Bush, and Lyndon B. Johnson. To be taught extra, go to www.presidentialleadershipscholars.org. For updates in regards to the Presidential Management Students, use #PLScholars and comply with @PLSprogram on Twitter and Instagram.