Our Vision

To lead applied research for healthy communities: locally, nationally and globally.

Our Mission

To bridge research, practice and policy to improve community health and achieve equity.

Our Values

Equity and Inclusion: We recognize the expertise contained within the populations we aim to serve and center their voices in our work to build healthy communities in which everyone thrives.

Innovation: We develop creative and innovative approaches to improve public health.

Public Health Impact: We conduct and share prevention research that drives change in population health to improve individual and community well-being.

Partnerships: We build relationships throughout our research process, and together, we recognize that our shared commitment is integral to success and impact.

Team: We are uncompromising in our integrity and ethics. Our diverse team builds on each other’s strengths and works together through open communication and mutual respect, while continuing to grow and learn.