MCD Inc.


The mission of MCD Public Health is, quite simply, to improve the health and well-being of people.

Our commitment is to increase the effectiveness of health care and public health systems to help people stay and become healthy.

We do this:

  • In partnership with communities, organizations, and governments.
  • By developing and operating creative, compassionate, and practical programs.
  • By providing technical advice and assistance to enhance the capacity of others.


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.