Vision and Mission


The SPHHS will address the complex challenges of improving the public’s health and well-being.


To optimize the public’s health and quality of life through innovative education, research, outreach, and practice using approaches that integrate the core areas of public health and health sciences.


Goal 1: Strengthen and expand academic programs that provide excellent learning experiences and attract high quality students.

Goal 2: Conduct innovative, high impact basic and applied research.

Goal 3: Engage in public and private partnerships that positively impact the public’s health and well-being.

Goal 4: Strengthen skills and competencies of the public health and health sciences’ workforce.

Goal 5: Promote a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Goal 6: Provide sufficient resources to meet the needs and support the growth of the SPHHS.