To open new frontiers through the
pursuit of excellence in public health education, research, and service.
Within the context of the
"Beer-Sheva Spirit," our mission to excellence has the following
Teaching: To provide the best and most updated teaching to all levels of
undergraduate and graduate students in all the FOHS schools and programs. Train
our students in cutting edge research methodology in all fields of public
health, preparing them to initiate original research, conduct research projects
with uncompromised intellectual integrity, and to work in collaboration with
Research: Encourage department members to initiate, secure funding, and
conduct excellent research in all fields of epidemiology and public health,
with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration involving basic science,
clinical practice, and epidemiology. While encouraging research addressing
local health issues, we strive to become involved in international research
projects as well.
Service: The department will provide consultation and guidance to
decision makers in the healthcare system at both the local and national levels.
It will help plan and evaluate collaborative studies and intervention projects
providing essential and valid scientific knowledge to inform policy makers, in
order to address specific health concerns and promote population health.