The mission of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Program in Public Health is to improve the health of the people of Chicago, the United States, and the world by engaging students, faculty, and community partners in innovative and replicable education, research, and service program in population health.
Our values reflect our programmatic and personal commitment to:
- Professional integrity in education, research, and service
- Compassion, equity, and social justice in defining and addressing health
- Multi-disciplinary collaborative approaches to problems
- Respect for and inclusion of diversity and community
The goals of the Master of Public Health Degree Program are to:
- Enable our students to become leaders who can lead in public health and their professional endeavors.
- Provide the highest quality, multi-disciplinary education in public health, epidemiology, and biostatistics.
- Contribute to the knowledge base in population health through nationally recognized programs in research.
- Support the population health needs of Chicago, the region, nation, and world in collaboration with community, government, educational, and private organizations.
- Serves as the primary resource on issues of public and community health, epidemiology, and biostatistics for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, its affiliated hospitals and clinical practice partners, and NU's other schools and programs.
The Northwestern Program in Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). PPH was fully re-accredited on October 2010, effective through December 31, 2017.