Mission, Vision, and Values


The EDHS Department at UMBC educates practitioners, clinicians, scholars, and leaders to support community & emergency health and disaster management where we live and work.


Our Vision is to improve the well-being of individuals and communities and increase health equity by leading innovative research, education, policy development, practice, and service in community & emergency health and disaster management.


We value human dignity, health and safety, diversity, equity, collegiality, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence.