Nursing and Health Professions

No return to normal: Panelists say education needs to better serve students when COVID-19 is over

Panelists at a virtual event who discussed the impact of COVID-19 on education agreed that when pandemic mitigation strategies are lifted a "return to normal" will not be the best-case scenario for many K-12 or college students.

Mar 5, 2021


Northern Michigan health center becomes great partner to Traverse City PAS program

Jay Gillespie earned a master's degree in physician assistant studies in December, passed his state certification exam in January and began working at a northern Michigan clinic in late February.

Mar 3, 2021


Health Forum panelists to discuss pandemic's impact on education

President Philomena V. Mantella will join other panelists at the next Health Forum of West Michigan event to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on K-12 and higher education.

Mar 2, 2021


Nursing, PAS students play active role at COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Grand Valley nursing and physician assistant studies students are helping to combat COVID-19 by administering vaccinations in Kent and Ottawa counties.

Mar 1, 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


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


KCON, MomsBloom partner on pilot program to give students experiential learning opportunities

Through a partnership with a nonprofit organization, Kirkhof College of Nursing students are gaining experience caring for newborns as well as mothers and families.

Nov 16, 2020


Athletic training, physical therapy graduate helps players for NFL's San Francisco 49ers perform at highest level

Taylor Witczak said the strong Grand Valley network has played a key role in his career.

Oct 7, 2020


GVSU Injury Care Clinic adds virtual appointments to its services

The clinic, which has steadily grown through the years, offers a variety of free services, from injury evaluation to professional referrals, to the entire campus community.

Sep 14, 2020