Skip to Content

Arnold School of Public Health

Mission, Vision and Values

The Arnold School of Public Health is the primary public health research and education resource for the citizens of our state. With particular focus on physical activity, nutrition and cancer prevention, we prepare the next generation of professional practitioners and scholars to serve our communities and impact disease prevention through public health education and intervention.


The Arnold School of Public Health will improve population health and well-being by fostering innovative education and research that promotes health and healthy environments and will use that knowledge to prevent and effectively respond to disease, disability, and environmental degradation in diverse communities.


The Arnold School of Public Health advances inquiry, discovery and innovation; develops outstanding graduates; and promotes health through collaboration, dissemination and outreach in our local and global communities.


  • Community — The Arnold School actively engages and collaborates with community partners in its education, research and public service.
  • Diversity and Inclusion  The vibrant intellectual environment of the Arnold School embraces respect for diversity and inclusion of all persons.
  • Impact  Through inquiry, discovery and dissemination, the Arnold School improves community health, health systems and the environment for populations and individuals worldwide.
  • Integrity   The Arnold School adheres to the highest standards of honesty, fairness, stewardship, professional responsibility and scholarly ethics.
  • Learning  Students are the foundation of the school. With its outstanding faculty and staff, the Arnold School provides diverse and dynamic educational and experiential opportunities for learners at all levels.
  • Social Justice — In pursuit of health equity for all populations, the Arnold School seeks to bridge any divisions that prevent individuals from attaining complete environmental, physical, mental and social well-being.
  • Translation — Through scholarship and outreach, the Arnold School supports the application of scientific knowledge and use of evidence-based practices and policies to improve individual, community and societal health.

Updated June 2017

Goals & Objectives

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.