To advance health science through the
- Design, conduct, and analysis of population-based biomedical research.
- Support of basic science and clinical research.
- Education of future generations of health professionals.
- Active engagement of the community to improve health and well-being.
Continue our excellence as leaders in population-based biomedical research that will increase scientific knowledge and the health of patients and communities. Be more integrated in the collective research effort of The Pennsylvania State University, the College of Medicine and The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and be nationally recognized for our educational and outreach programs.