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The Campaign for the
Brown School at Washington University
to Grow.
Educating more social work and public health
leaders in policy, practice and research
to Lead.
Pioneering research and applying the results
to improve policy and practice
to Change.
Effecting positive social change in
our region and around the globe
Our mission is to create positive social change through our path-breaking research and educational excellence.​
Dean Mary M. McKay

Message from Mary M. McKay

Neidorff Family and Centene Corporation Dean

"Our school is generating important social innovations in practice and policy as well as the leaders who will take on the most challenging and important roles in the country and around the world. They are our best long-term hope for improving economic opportunity, the well-being of families and communities, and population health. "

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Key Priorities

We are defined by a commitment to social change and academic excellence. In order to strengthen and maintain our leadership position in social work, public health, and public policy, we have developed a plan that outlines significant program and facility enhancements.  Our s uccess will create the next great era for the Brown School and ensure that we remain a catalyst for positive change. 

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