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Strategic Plan Components

SPHTM Mission Statement

Advance the public’s health and decrease health disparities through excellence in education, research, and collaborative partnerships for New Orleans, Louisiana, and the world.

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

SPHTM 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 locally and globally, through culturally competent leadership and collaborative partnerships across health sectors

Values Statements

  • Nurture our students
  • Maintain a collegial and collaborative atmosphere
  • Promote high ethical standards
  • 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

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.