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College of Health Science and Public Health
668 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Rm. 133
Spokane, WA 99202-1677
phone: 509.828.1351
fax: 509.828.1370

Mission

The mission of the College of Health Science and Public Health is to graduate health care professionals in their chosen disciplines who are professionally, intellectually, and ethically prepared to meet the health care and wellness challenges and leadership demands of society. The College's graduates practice collaboratively as they meet the current and future health demands of the evolving health care environment.

In order to achieve this mission, the College:

  • Provides accredited, high quality, professional health (science and public health) education programs that emphasize a person-centered, evidence-based, ethically sound practice approach, grounded in the core competencies of inter-professional education including teamwork, cultural sensitivity, collegial respect, communication skills, critical reasoning, and lifelong learning.
  • Engages faculty who create a quality educational environment that facilitates the development of health professionals who provide health services and leadership for an ever-changing health care environment.
  • Promotes and supports scholarship and evidence-based practice.
  • Offers related clinical services, post-graduate professional education, clinical consultation, and opportunities for inter-professional collaborative research and practice.
  • Collaborates with both internal and external stakeholders to determine trends in allied and public health in order to expand current programs and/or create new programs to meet the health care needs of the Pacific Northwest region.

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