Nursing and Health Professions

Students utilize advanced simulation technology and interactive laboratories in the new Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health

The Daniel and Pamella DeVos Center for Interprofessional Health on GVSU's Health Campus on Medical Mile opened in May.

Jun 16, 2021

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