College of Health Professions

Faculty and staff sketches

Notes include the passing of a retired faculty member and accolades for a student-run program.

May 14, 2021


More than 3,000 earn degrees, congratulations during virtual commencement

Grand Valley's top leaders congratulated more than 3,000 winter semester graduates during a virtual commencement ceremony April 30.

Apr 30, 2021


Audiology graduate students serve patients in new, on-campus clinic

Graduate students earning a Doctor of Audiology degree at Grand Valley are now able to serve patients in a newly opened clinic on the Health Campus in downtown Grand Rapids.

Apr 14, 2021


Nursing graduate program recognized as a top program in the nation

Grand Valleyýs Doctor of Nursing Practice program has been ranked as one of the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Mar 31, 2021


GVSU to develop pedestrian mall on Pew Grand Rapids campus

Grand Valley will transform Mount Vernon Avenue in downtown Grand Rapids into a pedestrian campus, featuring a pathway, green space and a bike trail.

Feb 26, 2021


Provost names Beck to be acting dean of College of Health Professions, Olsson to retire in June

Teresa Beck has been appointed to serve as acting dean of the College of Health Professions beginning June 21, when current dean Roy Olsson retires.

Feb 15, 2021


Simulation Center team provides virtual presentation for high school students

A group of Grand Rapids high school students took a virtual tour of the Simulation Center in the Cook-DeVos Center of Health Sciences and heard from academic advisors in the College of Health Professions and Kirkhof College of Nursing.

Feb 5, 2021


GVSU, NMU agreement offers direct admittance to GVSU public health graduate program

A new partnership agreement between Grand Valley State University and Northern Michigan University in Marquette creates a pipeline for NMU undergraduates to GVSU's public health graduate program.

Feb 2, 2021


Graduate student first to earn Interprofessional Health Informatics Certificate

Max Golec is earning a master's degree in health administration and he is also the first GVSU student to earn an Interprofessional Health Informatics Certificate.

Dec 8, 2020


Serendipitous elevator meeting helps shape future for recent northern Michigan graduate

A chance meeting in an elevator in northern Michigan helped shape a new graduate's career in health care.

Sep 30, 2020