To engage research, training and action related to health equity that effectively supports communities to become more healthy, sustainable, resilient, and just.


A world in which race, ethnicity, geography, income, education and other socially moderated factors do not predict health outcomes, where public systems and institutions are fair and inclusive, and where all people have access to the resources they need for good health and to make healthy choices.


The CEHD pursues health equity guided by the values of respect for science and research, social justice, integrity, respect for persons, diversity, and community solidarity.