Christophe Millien, MD

Lecturer, Faculty of Global Health Delivery

Christophe Millien’s experiences are in women’s health care, advocacy for human rights, management, and teaching. He holds 14 years of experience in maternal health and 10 years of experience in management.

Dr. Millien earned his medical training at the State University of Haiti’s School of Medicine and Pharmacy from 1997 to 2003. After receiving his diploma, he spent one year in social service in Lascahobas, where he was initiated in global health and social medicine. From 2004 to 2007, Dr. Millien trained in obstetrics and gynecology at Haiti’s General Hospital. Thereafter, in 2008, Dr. Millien started working with Partners In Health/Zanmi Lasante (PIH/ZL) in Lascahobas as a medical director. He was responsible for providing clinical care mainly in maternal health care, teaching and management of the hospital. In 2011, Dr. Millien was promoted to take over the coordination of maternal health care in the Central Plateau for ZL. He stayed in this position until 2013. His responsibilities grew to coordination of the gender-based violence program, cervical cancer screening program, evaluation and monitoring services.

Since 2013, Dr. Millien has served as director of the women’s health department at the University Hospital in Mirebalais (HUM), where he opened the ward and has worked as chief medical officer since October 2017. He has administered the GESTA course in private and state universities of medicine with Canadian professors in Haiti and Africa since 2007. Dr. Millien participated in writing national guidelines for maternal health care for the minister of public health–including a chapter on infection in pregnancy–as well as guidelines, curriculum and evaluation forms for HUM and its residency program. Since 2013, Dr. Millien has been working for EqualHealth as a visiting professor of social medicine. He has given several lectures in Haiti and the US in social medicine, most recently at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Millien also teaches about sexually transmitted diseases and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV as a professor at the midwifery school of Haiti’s State University. He has been part of several research and quality improvement projects and has received three awards. Currently, Dr. Millien is also pursuing further studies as a member of Harvard Medical School’s Master of Medical Sciences in Global Health Delivery Class of 2020.