The ETSU College of Public Health is the school of choice for students
who want an exceptional educational experience in a world-class environment
COMMUNITY SERVICE: We seek to strengthen the communities we serve, including our neighborhoods, our academic community, and our professional associations, by building collaborative partnerships, taking leadership positions, and contributing our knowledge, skills, and commitment.
DIGNITY: We treat all people with unwavering dignity and respect.
DIVERSITY: We embrace diversity and seek to attract and retain diverse faculty, staff, and student bodies.
EDUCATION: We recognize that our greatest obligation is to assure that our students develop the knowledge, practical skills, and life-long learning habits, to allow them to take their place among the leaders of their professions.
EXCELLENCE: We are dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and community and professional service.
INTEGRITY: We adhere to the highest ethical standards of honesty and fairness and we recognize that integrity and ethical behavior are essential elements of our professions.
RESEARCH: We are committed to conducting basic and applied research to advance the science base for public health decision-making and to promote community health and development.
TEAMWORK: All parts of the College—students, faculty, and staff—enjoy a close-knit relationship and opportunities for formal and informal interpersonal exchange.