Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Program in Public Health

Mission, Values, and Accreditation

The mission of the Northwestern University Program in Public Health (PPH) is to improve the health of the people of Chicago, the United States, and the world by engaging students, faculty, and community partners in innovative and replicable education, research, and service program in population health.

Our values reflect our programmatic and personal commitment to:

Program Goals

The goals of the Program in Public Health are to:


The Northwestern Program in Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). PPH was fully re-accredited on October 2010, effective through December 31, 2017. PPH hosted a CEPH Site Visit on October 30-31, 2017. PPH will receive an updated accreditation status following the CEPH Council review in the Spring of 2018.

            CEPH Accreditation