Vision

Healthy people. Thriving communities.

Mission

To develop leaders who will improve health, advance health equity, and create new knowledge through the synthesis of innovative research, education, and community partnerships.

Values

  • Diverse, equitable partnerships to achieve community health objectives
  • Dynamic, responsive, and innovative approach to public health transformation
  • Excellence in critical thinking and solution-finding using evidence-based principles
  • Professionalism and ethical conduct in multidisciplinary teaching, research, and practice
  • Social justice and health equity
  • Healthy communities

Goals

  • Develop collaborative solutions to identified public health problems.
  • Prepare students for successful professional careers in public health and pursuit of advanced professional/academic degrees.
  • Incorporate current research and community data in each student’s training
  • Engage students in community learning in each semester
  • Foster an understanding of health inequities and approaches to improve health for all
  • Provide all public health students with interdisciplinary learning experiences
  • Provide all students with the skills required to be a successful leader
  • Improve the health of the public through collaborations between CWRU, community organizations, governmental health agencies, foundations, and the private sector
  • Provide all students with professional development opportunities each semester