College of Health Professions

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


Eyebrow smiles and social distance: Faculty members enjoy connecting with students, regardless of setting

Whether teaching courses in-person or remotely, Grand Valley faculty members said it felt good to connect with students and reported a smooth start to the semester.

Sep 4, 2020


GVSU summer camp season altered, but some organizers finding ways to continue

Several camps are offering virtual opportunities for K-12 students.

Jul 2, 2020


Alumna uses telepractice skills learned at GVSU to help patients with communication disorders, train coworkers

Ann Jonker's telepractice skills, learned at Grand Valley, played a key role in keeping an outpatient clinic operating.

Jun 2, 2020


Traverse City health professions donates supplies to Munson; students anxious to return to clinical assignments

Students, faculty and staff members at Grand Valley's Traverse City Regional Center recently donated masks, gloves and other PPE to Munson Medical Center.

May 18, 2020