Mission Statement

WORKING ACROSS DISCIPLINES AND GLOBAL BOUNDARIES

The mission of the Tufts Public Health Degree Programs is to prepare students in public health and related disciplines to advance societal and environmental conditions that allow all members of society to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health.

Individual programs have the following mission statements:

Health Communication Program

The mission of the Health Communication Program is to prepare leaders in the rapidly evolving health information environment through the use of cutting edge, science-based communication strategies to address health problems, inform policy, increase access to quality health care, and thereby improve population health.

Pain Research, Education, and Policy Program

The mission of the Pain Research, Education and Policy Program is to champion an inter-professional educational program that addresses the multidimensional public health burden of pain by preparing diverse learners to contribute with expertise and compassion to pain research, education and policy.

Public Health Program

The mission of the Public Health Program is to prepare students for careers in public health practice through which they will advance societal and environmental conditions that allow all members of society to enjoy the highest attainable standard of health.