Our Philosophy and Approach

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Discover how our guiding principles match up with your own.

  • We value education and research in an environment that emphasizes scientific inquiry and discovery.
  • We pursue excellence through scholarship, interdisciplinary collaboration, community impact, and furthering the scientific and clinical professions represented by our faculty and students.
  • We seek to build and nurture a diverse and harmonious community of students, faculty and staff dedicated to the pursuit of personal, scientific and professional excellence.
  • We are an intellectually enthusiastic community of students, faculty and staff who value discovery, precision and each other.

Our Vision

  • We will improve the public’s health and well-being through our scientific discoveries, our education of researchers and professionals, and our commitment to outreach and community education.