Ethnic Health Institute

Ethnic Health Institute Samuel Merritt University

The Ethnic Health Institute (EHI), at Samuel Merritt University, impacts health equity through university and community-based partnerships focused on underserved and ethnic communities. 

Click on a link to the right to learn more about EHI and our work.

Mission Statement

We promote the health and wellness of all people in the community, focusing on underserved and ethnic populations who experience inequities in healthcare, academic, and career attainment. 

Vision Statement

EHI will become a national model for university and community-based partnerships that benefit underserved and ethnic community memebers;prepare and support SMU students to serve diverse communities;impact health equity;and increase workforce diversity. 

Check out the video below where we were featured for our community work by Sutter Health.




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