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Get to know our new dean, Dr. Thomas LaVeist

Our Mission and Values

We encourage our faculty, staff, and students to live out our highest ideals every day. 

Motto

Advancing public health for more than a century, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the world.

Mission Statement

Advance global public health and decrease health disparities through excellence in education, research, and collaborative partnerships

Goal Statements

  • Prepare culturally competent graduates who address and prevent global public health problems, decrease health disparities, and manage health-related programs
  • Advance public health knowledge through rigorous evidence-based scientific investigation and the dissemination and application of results
  • Improve the health of communities globally, through culturally competent leadership and collaborative partnerships across health sectors

Values Statements

  • Nurture our students
  • Maintain a collegial and collaborative atmosphere
  • Advance diversity within our student body, faculty, and staff
  • Foster excellence in teaching, research, and the practice of public health
  • Promote collaboration and interactions with the community
  • Promote high ethical standards