As stewards of the first school of public health in the United States, the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine cultivates independent thinkers, innovative leaders, fierce advocates, and accomplished scholars.
From the neighborhoods of New Orleans to communities worldwide, we conduct research and collaborate with our partners to ensure that all of humanity has an equitable opportunity to be healthy and pursue optimal well-being.
We train the problem solvers.
Legacy: We were the first; we lead
Diversity: Leverage our collective genius
Collaboration: Cultivate a culture of shared success
Excellence: Whatever we do, do it well
Discovery: Solve problems that matter
Engagement: Be of value to New Orleans and the world
Balance: Have fun!
If the mission and values define what and how the SPHTM achieves its purpose, the strategic vision drives the inspiration to do so. This is how others see us; this is what we strive to be together.