Public Health

GVSU seeing surge in enrollment for public health program

Recent studies show public health programs at universities across the country are seeing a jump in enrollment numbers, and Grand Valley is no different.

Nov 20, 2020

GVSU team of experts advising health departments on fair COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The team includes philosophy and public health faculty members as well as students.

Nov 16, 2020

GVSU public health researchers conduct student wellness survey on impact of COVID-19

Grand Valley researchers are seeking to learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on student wellness, in hopes of offering enhanced resources throughout the university.

Jul 13, 2020

Incident Management Team update

In preparation for Fall 2020, select buildings on GVSU campuses will have one-way directional floor signs to help with the flow of traffic, especially between classes.

Jun 10, 2020

Virtual Laker town hall focuses on return to campus, preparation for fall

Nearly 1,000 faculty and staff members attended a June 3 virtual Laker town hall to learn the latest information on Grand Valley's plans for returning to campus and the Fall 2020 semester.

Jun 3, 2020

Incident Management Team update

In preparation for fall, classrooms are being redesigned for social distancing. Standard rooms will be converted for a capacity of 19 students instead of 48. 

Jun 2, 2020

Incident Management Team update

As university leaders prepare for the start of a new academic year, members of the IMT have been making recommendations to the Senior Leadership Team, using public health and CDC guidance.

May 26, 2020

It's time to get creative when staying in touch with family and friends, GVSU public health expert says

Ranelle Brew says exercise, eat healthy and look for creative ways to stay in touch with people.

Mar 25, 2020

GVSU health expert: Too many people not social distancing, public health students are 'advocates for their generation' 

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase locally and across the country, a GVSU public health expert said social distancing needs to be taken seriously, especially by the younger population.

Mar 19, 2020

Graduate student's empathy for a friend with vision loss leads to research that takes top honors at thesis competition

Afokoghene Odhu, a graduate student pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, entered his research on diabetic retinopathy in the 3-Minute Thesis competition, an annual event sponsored by The Graduate School, and won first place and $500.

Mar 3, 2020