MCD Inc.

Identity, Vision, Mission


MCD is a global public health organization recognized in the United States and internationally as a Leader, innovator, and trusted partner in the design, implementation, and assessment of high-quality, enduring programs in public health.


MCD envisions a world in which all people have access to high-quality and enduring solutions to Impove and maintain their health and well-being. MCD aspires to be a premier partner of choice and an internationally recognized leader, innovator, and trusted partner in applied, cross-national public health solutions.


MCD's mission is to improve the health and well-being of people worldwide through enduring, high quality, cost-effective and universally accessible solutions.

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For over 50 years, MCD Public Health has been a transforming force in public health, earning a reputation for responsive health initiatives that make an impact.

MCDPH is a Public Health Institute, meeting criteria established by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) for Category A membership. We are known for achieving results. Our initiatives are grounded in content expertise, professional integrity, strong fiscal management, creative problem solving, and effective collaboration.

We work in partnership with communities, organizations, and government agencies to create and implement programs, policies, and systems that will generate lasting change where people live, work, and play.

We integrate research-based evidence and best practice standards with new opportunities and creative approaches to crafting solutions. This includes fostering connections and bridging diverse partners, exploring intersecting issues, and integrating efforts across organizations and professions for maximum impact.

We believe that by working together, we can address our greatest challenges in public health and health care.

We are dedicated professionals, conveners, advocates, and leaders.

We are MCD Public Health.