Vision, Mission, Values

Mission Circle:  Education, Service, Research:  Univeristy-community research collaboration,  Field-based service learning, Students engaged in research

Our Values

Integrity • Collaboration • Impact • Innovation •
Diversity • Equity • Excellence • Stewardship • Courage

Integrity
Adhere to the highest standards of objectivity, professional integrity, and scientific rigor.
 
Collaboration
Nurture creative, team-based, and interdisciplinary approaches to advancing scientific research and knowledge, and improving population health.
 
Impact
Evaluate the effectiveness of our efforts, assessing if we have made a difference and learning from our experiences.
 
Innovation
Create innovative approaches to educating and inspiring students and to answering important public health questions.
 
Diversity
Embrace and build on diverse perspectives, beliefs, and cultures to promote public health.
 
Equity
Promote equity and social justice in defining and addressing health and health care.
 
Excellence
Recognize our school-wide strengths and the contributions of our faculty, staff, and students.
 
Stewardship
Practice careful stewardship of the trust and resources invested in us.
 
Courage
Bring courage, passion, and perseverance to advance public health principles in policy discourse.

OUR VISION

Healthy people in
sustainable communities –
locally, nationally, and globally.

OUR MISSION

The UW School of Public Health is dedicated to

  • education to prepare outstanding, innovative, and diverse public health leaders and scientists;
  • research to advance public health science and policies; and
  • service to promote the health and well-being of communities locally, nationally, and globally.