Vision

The vision of the SJBSM-MPH Program is to positively transform the health and wellbeing of local and international communities.

Mission

The mission of the SJBSM-MPH Program is to provide the highest quality education with a multidisciplinary curriculum focused on education, service, and research to prepare future public health professionals with the necessary competencies to address public health issues in Puerto Rico underserved populations.

Program Goals

  • Education: To ensure the highest quality education to prepare professionals to address public health issues.
  • Research: To conduct evidence-based research to identify and address issues in order to advance knowledge and community practice in the public health field.
  • Service: To advance the health of underserved communities through collaborative public health approaches.

Values

The following core values enlighten the institutional environment and guide us in the fulfillment of our mission and goals:

  • Professionalism: we foster the development of public health professionals with the necessary competencies to serve the community with enthusiasm, respect, integrity, responsibility, and a commitment.
  • Diversity: we foster to develop health professionals ready to serve diverse populations.
  • Educational Quality: we are committed to offer an outstanding education with a multidisciplinary integrative learning experience.
  • Evidence-based Approach: we are committed to scientific rigor, critical analysis, and sound reasoning in public health and practice. 
  • Community Engagement: we are committed in participating and developing healthy communities.