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Mission and Goals

Mission Statement Heading link

The mission of the School of Public Health Global Health Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago is to lead efforts and foster effective collaborations to promote health and well-being and reduce suffering worldwide. This will be accomplished by encouraging and supporting education, research, service, and scholarly practice to build new approaches and find creative solutions to global public health challenges.

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  • Enable support

    for global health as public health within the School.

  • Educate

    students to become future leaders in global health research, teaching and practice.

  • Create opportunities

    for multi-disciplinary collaborations between local, national and international scholars, practitioners and organizations.

  • Serve

    as a global health research and education center, helping faculty and partners address emerging needs by translating research into policy and practice.