The School of Public Health Sciences aspires to improve and enhance the health and well-being of individuals and populations.


The mission of the School is to provide high quality and rigorous educational programs in public health sciences, conduct impactful, multidisciplinary and transformative research that addresses current and emerging health challenges, and foster leadership at the interface of society, health and technology. 


The School is committed to educational and research programs that motivate people to think critically and act meaningfully, to be agents for constructive change, and to pursue health equity and social justice for all. We celebrate diversity and embrace programs that engage communities from local to global. We challenge the social and structural factors that undermine health, including structural bias, social inequities, and systemic racism. We value a healthy workplace that fosters well-being for members of our community. Through our actions we support sustainability and initiatives to improve planetary health. 

Strategic priorities

The School will accomplish its mission and vision through implementation of five strategic priorities: