Through education, service, and scholarship we enhance the health and well-being of individuals and populations.


To be a leader in health sciences education, inspiring students to engage in professional practice, service and scholarship.


  1. Excellence in all professional responsibilities
  2. Innovation to advance our professions and develop best practices
  3. Service to the department, university, our professions and communities
  4. Collaboration across disciplines to facilitate student learning, provide service and conduct research
  5. Diversity in faculty, staff, students and viewpoints
  6. Integrity & Professionalism in all endeavors
  7. Engagement in learning, community and civic matters

Strategic Goals and Objectives

  1. Educate future health professionals through engaged learning.
  2. Provide professional service to the department, college, university and global community.
  3. Conduct, disseminate and publish research/scholarship in health sciences.
  4. Contribute to the health and well-being of the JMU community.
  5. Support the General Education program at JMU.

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