Our founding principle
The Interdisciplinary Health Policy Institute is founded on
the principle that strategic partnerships and interdisciplinary teams most
effectively meet today’s health and health care challenges.
To improve individual, family, and community health in Arizona and beyond by
advancing multidisciplinary public health policy, research, community
partnerships, and education.
and support interdisciplinary and collaborative health-related research
in partnership with public and tribal leaders, residents, and other
research institutions to promote healthier individuals and communities
health disparities in under-served and un-served populations
health information and program evaluation to public and private sector
entities at the local, state, and tribal levels
innovative undergraduate and graduate curricula that examine health and
health care in their social and cultural contexts
student involvement in health-related research and service learning
The Institute is composed of four specialty offices, each headed by a senior scientist who coordinates projects in
his or her area.
Advisory Board members
The Advisory Board is
responsible for guiding pertinent research endeavors and advising senior
scientists and fellows.