The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health (IMPH) is an independent entity serving as a convener around the important health issues in our state. IMPH also serves as a resource for evidence-based information to inform health policy decisions.
The mission of IMPH is to collectively inform policy to improve health and health care.
IMPH seeks to achieve this mission by convening academic, governmental, organizational and community-based stakeholders around issues important to the health and well-being of all South Carolinians. In conducting this work, IMPH takes a comprehensive approach to advancing health issues through data analysis and translation and collaborative engagement.
The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health is a member of the National Network of Public Health Institutes. Member institutes represent a diverse array of entities that work in collaboration with federal, state, and local public health agencies, private-sector partners, academia and other organizations to foster innovations that improve the public’s health.