To bring to life our mission, vision, and values, we have developed a plan around six core goals.

Our Six Core Goals


Make Discoveries that Make a Difference

We will advance public health science that improves health and health equity through rigorous, collaborative, and interdisciplinary research.

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Transform our offerings

We will broaden who we teach, diversify how we teach, and enrich what we teach in response to evolving public health priorities and emerging challenges.

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Practice and Partnerships

Put research to work

We will build ethical and equitable collaborations with local, regional, and global partners to engage communities and translate our research into mutually beneficial public health practices, policies, and programs.

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Our People

Build a thriving workplace

We will cultivate a school where all members of our community have opportunities for professional growth and feel included, respected, and valued.

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Integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion

We will center diversity, equity, and inclusion in our identity through our research, practice, operations, and educational activities.

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Champion public health

We will promote and strengthen trust in public health information.

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How Our Objectives Work Together

A careful read of these goals, objectives, and related tactics will reveal overlapping themes that do not fit solely in one place. This overlap is intentional. So much of what we plan to do—much like public health itself— is interconnected.

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