Lindner Center of HOPE, Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner


Jen Milau is a board-certified psychiatric mental-health nurse practitioner who serves individuals across the lifespan in the inpatient, outpatient, and partial hospitalization settings.

Prior to beginning her career as a nurse practitioner at the Lindner Center of HOPE, Jen worked as a registered nurse at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, where she gained experience in genetics research, emergency medicine, and child and adolescent psychiatry. She served as the charge nurse of the inpatient adolescent psychiatry unit at CCHMC’s Lindner Center of HOPE location, functioning as a primary member of the Eating Disorder Treatment Team, as well as one of the lead clinical preceptors for new nurses and student co-ops.

In addition to healthcare, Jen retains a lifelong passion for music and art. She is specifically interested in finding ways to integrate this and other complementary techniques into the treatment of individuals with mental health diagnoses (in conjunction with appropriate medication management).

Jen is a member of the honor society of nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, Beta Iota Chapter and the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. She is involved as a clinical representative of the psychiatric pharmacogenetic team at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and offers education on the importance of implementing genetic testing with mental health clients receiving pharmacotherapy.

Awards/Nominations:

  • Graduate Student Excellence Award, Wright State University: 2017
  • Relationship-Based Care Award for Exceptional Professionalism: 2016
  • Daisy Award for Exceptional Nursing: December 2014