At Harvard Chan School of Public Health, our mission is to drive positive change in global health and well-being by empowering individuals and communities with the knowledge and tools to make informed decisions about their health. We are dedicated to advancing the field of public health through rigorous scientific research and evidence-based information, and to making this information accessible to everyone, regardless of their background or location.

We believe that health is a fundamental human right and that everyone should have access to the information they need to lead a healthy life. That's why we use cutting-edge research and innovative approaches to bring the latest health and nutrition insights to the public. We are committed to making our blog content easy to understand and actionable, providing our readers with practical, meaningful advice that they can use to improve their health and wellness.

We are dedicated to working with communities and partners around the world to create a healthier, more equitable world. We are passionate about making a positive impact, and we believe that by sharing our knowledge and expertise, we can empower individuals to make informed choices about their health, and to help build a better, healthier future for all.

The overarching mission of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is to advance the public’s health through learning, discovery, and communication.

To pursue this mission, the School produces knowledge through research, reproduces knowledge through higher education, and translates knowledge into evidence that can be communicated to the public, policymakers, and practitioners to advance the health of populations.

Our goals are:

  • Deliver an evidence-based educational experience to prepare students and postdoctoral trainees, through study, research, and practice, to address public health challenges of the twenty-first century.
  • Create and sustain a vibrant and inclusive intellectual community with an environment that fosters the acquisition of knowledge and skills about diversity, equity, cultural competence, and advocacy to improve public health locally, nationally, and globally.
  • Create and advance knowledge and its translation into discoveries that lead to actions that improve health of people and populations.
  • Engage in service activities that expand the capacity of communities to improve health.
  • Employ innovative communication strategies that increase public awareness of public health problems and solutions.
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