Strategic Directions

Strategic Goals and Objectives

These broad overarching goals, initially developed during a strategic planning process in 2014, reflect the strategic directions of the School. 

Goal 1: Education

Educate current and future leaders in public health policy, practice, education and research with an emphasis on critical thinking in an interdisciplinary environment.

Goal 2: Policy and Practice

Engage in collaborations and partnerships to identify health issues and advocate for, disseminate and implement public health policies and practices based on evidence.

Goal 3: Research

Pursue research to create knowledge to advance the public’s health.

Goal 4: Organizational Environment

Create an environment whereby the values of the School are embodied in all our endeavours and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the organization.


The School is currently developing the next iteration of its strategic plan to guide its priorities and activities for the next several years.