Vision, Mission, Core Values and Goals


Health equity for all


Leading innovative public health education, translational research, and evidence-informed practice and policy through authentic collaborations in the Gulf Coast region, Texas, and the world


  • Equity
  • Evidence-informed
  • Inclusiveness
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Respect


  • Goal 1: Generate research and scholarship that informs equitable public health and health systems policy, education, and practice
  • Goal 2: Prepare learners, through multidisciplinary, student-centered public health education to impact health and health equity through their research and practice
  • Goal 3: Engage in public health practice and professional service to improve equity in health outcomes