Parent Page: Departments & Centers id: 25645 Active Page: Center for Public Health Practiceid:26567


Mission Statement

To establish and support systems that secure a foundation of public health preparedness and health promotion in Oklahoma at all levels, from the individual and community level to the organizational and state level.

The Center for Public Health Practice focuses on strengthening and expanding our existing partnerships with federal, state, and local public health agencies.  The Center has the following aims:

  • Strengthening the training and education of the public health workforce in Oklahoma and nationally, especially focusing on the needs of governmental public health agencies and non-governmental partners at the state and local levels
  • Promoting and supporting community partnerships to advance public health improvement in Oklahoma, emphasizing multi-disciplinary, inter-professional, and multi-sector collaborations
  • Conducting research on public health practice, and promoting evidence – based public health practice and policy development  

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