Population health is more than health care
An initiative to improve health patterns, trends and quality of life
To date, the UH Population Health initiative is the first of its kind in the nation. For our community, state and nation in need of better health, UH Population Health is a collaborative approach to improve health status, enhance quality of life and reduce health care costs by addressing the full range of factors that affect health. Unlike any other university in the country, UH is taking a multifaceted, University-wide approach to one of our nation’s biggest challenges by integrating population health courses in colleges and degree programs, enhancing population health research interventions, collaborating with multiple sectors and accelerating quality of life research.
UH Population Health is a first-of-its kind initiative to use population health strategies to prepare the next generation of professionals to enhance quality-of-life for everyone.
Our mission is to advance the art and science of population health through transformative educational programs, innovative research, and robust multi-sector partnerships.
Our vision is to be recognized as a global leader in population health education and quality-of-life research.