The Public Health Institute of Western Massachusetts builds measurably healthier and more equitable communities through community engagement, collaborative partnerships, research and evaluation, and policy advocacy.

Our Vision

All people within our region have access to what they need to lead healthy lives.

Our Values

  • Commitment to addressing the destructive racial hierarchy in our society
  • Upholding social justice
  • Excellence in innovation
  • Community voice in all aspects of our work
  • Scientific rigor
  • Measurable outcomes
  • Loving kindness

Our Strategic Goals

  • Advance racial justice
  • Transform communities into places of opportunity for all people
  • Enhance community accountability and outcomes through population-based research & evaluation
  • Launch innovations to improve systems of care