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Master of Public Health
Mission

The mission of the La Salle University Master of Public Health (MPH) Program, which is rooted in the larger University mission, is to educate professionals from diverse disciplines and backgrounds in core public health knowledge areas so that they are equipped to help prevent disease and promote physical and mental health and social well-being through public health practice, leadership, and research.

Program Values

The La Salle Master of Public Health (MPH) Program’s core values stem from the broader University’s values, including teaching excellence, the importance of community, service to the poor, and education that fosters spiritual development. Specifically, the Program’s core values include:

  1. Excellence in teaching that fosters idealism, creativity, and innovation.
  2. Service to vulnerable and underserved populations that helps promote health and prevent disease.
  3. Research and scholarship that engages communities as partners in improving the environmental and social conditions necessary to achieve physical and mental health and social well-being.
  4. Ethical decision making that considers social justice and health equity.
  5. Respect for cultural and religious values at the individual, family, community, and societal levels.
  6. Equality for individuals and communities regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual preference, or ability. 
  7. Commitment to life-long professional and personal development.

Holly Harner, Ph.D.,  MPH, CRNP, WHCNP-BC
Holly Harner, Ph.D., MPH, CRNP, WHCNP-BC
Assistant Professor and Director

Master of Public Health Program
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1865
Fax 215.951.1896
E-mail: mph@lasalle.edu

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