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College of Public Health Mission, Vision & Values

Mission

The mission of the Hudson College of Public Health is to protect and improve the health of the people of Oklahoma, the United States, and other nations through:


(1) Education, public health workforce development, and cutting-edge research.

(2) Translation of research and scholarship into public health practice and service.

(3) Development and advocacy of evidence-based health management and policy.

Vision

The College will be nationally recognized for providing excellent education for public health practice professionals and for public health research scientists, for innovative research on contemporary issues in public health, and for translating research and scholarship into evidence-based practice, management, and public health policy.

Values

Excellence

The Hudson College of Public Health strives to achieve excellence in all of its endeavors.

Integrity

The Hudson College of Public Health adheres to the highest standards of honesty, objectivity, transparency, fairness, and ethical conduct at all times.

Public Service

The Hudson College of Public Health exists to serve the citizens of Oklahoma and the United States efforts to protect and improve their health, and to contribute to international efforts to improve the health of other nations.

Health Equity

The Hudson College of Public Health advocates the principle that all individuals have a right to the opportunity for a healthy life. The College is committed to reducing and eliminating health disparities among populations.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Hudson College of Public Health is committed to a culture that respects and embraces diversity and equity and to confronting barriers to inclusion.

Responsibilities

The Hudson College of Public Health strives to make the most effective use of all resources it receives, to use responsibly all state, federal and private funding, and to leverage its resources into additional resources for the College, University, and State of Oklahoma.

Partnership

The Hudson College of Public Health is committed to fostering collegial productive partnerships with all stakeholders who share the vision of protecting and improving the public's health.