The purpose of the WCUCOM Office of Population Health is to support the development and maintenance of community-based population health initiatives, scholarly activity, and research in the Gulf South, with an emphasis on Mississippi, across the nation, and around the globe. Additionally, the Office of Population Health will play a key role in the expansion of the WCUCOM population health curriculum including but not limited to the development of curricular tracks designed to augment the knowledge and skills of students in target areas including but not limited to population health, rural health, and global health.
The Office of Population Health was established to support WCUCOM’s mission to educate and train graduates who are committed to serving the unique healthcare needs of all individuals, with special attention directed to the medically underserved and other diverse populations including vulnerable people. As a part of this mission, the Office of Population Health will work closely with a wide-range of strategic partners to promote population health initiatives, scholarly activity, and research in an effort to improve the health of individuals, populations, and communities in the state, region, nation, and across the globe.
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