As public health professionals, Boston University School of Public Health faculty, staff, and students are tasked with using their knowledge, skills, and passion to improve the health of populations.

Generating knowledge and passing it on to future generations is at the heart of SPH’s work, but applying that knowledge is equally important. SPH is at the forefront of advocacy and practice both locally and around the world.

A Path to Change

Activist Lab

As public health professionals, our task is to transform our knowledge, skills, and passion into bold, brave action to ensure that all people, but especially those who are marginalized, have the potential to live healthy and productive lives.

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Our Practice-Based Approach

Explore how BUSPH's commitment to practice in all that we do meets the core competencies for public health professionals:

Let's solve health, together.


We’re pioneering new approaches to solving pressing local and global public health challenges. Through robust classroom partnerships with organizations around the world, we activate world-class students and faculty from the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) to create innovative, actionable, evidence-based, public health solutions.

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