About Us


To advance discoveries and insights into the distribution, determinants and outcomes of disease that will drive improvements in population health worldwide.


Our educational mission is to train students in epidemiologic and biostatistical methods for studying disease etiology and prevention, for evaluating tests and treatments, and for using evidence-based approaches in clinical practice and population health.
Our scientific mission is to perform outstanding basic, clinical and population health research along a spectrum from molecules to society and to develop tools for the translation of knowledge that will improve clinical practice and population health and ensure optimal use of resources.
Our clinical mission is to support the practice of public health and preventive medicine in local, state, national and international health agencies.