As adopted by SPH Faculty Senate on May 20, 2013

School of Public Health Mission

To promote and protect the health and well-being of the diverse communities throughout Maryland, the nation and the world through interdisciplinary education, research, practice, leadership and public policy.


  • Excellence
  • Respect
  • Leadership
  • Social Justice
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Lifelong learning
  • Discovery
  • Elimination of health disparities
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Community engagement and service
  • Social and public health responsibility and ethics


Goal 1: Strengthen and sustain the essential infrastructure and academic support that ensures an optimally functioning, accredited School of Public Health.

Goal 2: Provide outstanding academic programs and workforce training.

Goal 3: Conduct and disseminate high-quality research and scholarly activities.

Goal 4: Engage communities in Maryland and beyond through service, outreach, and authentic and transformative partnerships to advance public health.

Goal 5: Ensure excellence among and provide support for our faculty, staff and students.