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Act as if what you do makes a difference.
It does.
- William James
alma mater


The values of the MPH program are:

Accountability. The MPH program is accountable to community constituents to conduct research relevant to community health issues and to train practitioners with skills for improving community health.

Dedication. The MPH program activities embody the dedication, passion and enthusiasm required to work with communities on addressing today’s complex health problems.

Excellence.The MPH program is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

Inclusivity. The MPH program values the input and participation of its stakeholders, including underrepresented and underserved populations.

Relevance. The MPH program engages in projects and activities that support both the academic mission of the University of Illinois and efforts to improve the health of communities.

Integrity. The MPH program follows principles of ethics in research, practice, instructional, and administrative activities.

Self-awareness. The MPH program fosters personal growth and genuine understanding of community concerns by encouraging introspection of personal attitudes, beliefs, and biases.