Vice Provost for Health

Presenters at virtual DeVos Medial Ethics Colloquy will discuss futile treatment

Presenters at the October 5 DeVos Medical Ethics Colloquy will discuss the continuation of medical care that would be unlikely to produce significant benefits for a patient.

Sep 28, 2020


Virtual conference on interprofessional education will focus on best practices, resources

The 13th annual Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center (MIPERC) Conference, and first virtual, will be held September 16-18.

Sep 11, 2020


Virus Action Team update: Random testing begins on campus

Grand Valley has launched a COVID-19 random testing program for residential students at the Allendale and Pew Grand Rapids campuses.

Aug 26, 2020


Scholarship fund created in memory of longtime athletic trainer, graduate

Daniel Chappell was a dedicated mentor to Grand Valley athletic training students. He worked for decades with student athletes at a West Michigan high school.

Aug 21, 2020


Town hall on health, safety touches on steps to implement testing, contact tracing in fall semester

Grand Valley leaders provided a glimpse into the preparations of opening a campus under the shadow of COVID-19 during a town hall July 23 for faculty and staff members focused on health and safety measures.

Jul 23, 2020


Community blood drive dedicated to frontline heroes, supported by university volunteer networks

President Philomena V. Mantella and other faculty and staff members are expected to attend and participate in a blood drive designed to thank area hospital heroes.

Jun 1, 2020


Battle Creek high school students earn scholarships through W.K. Kellogg Foundation partnership

Six high school seniors from Battle Creek interested in pursuing education, nursing or health professions received scholarships to attend Grand Valley in the fall through a partnership among the university, Battle Creek Public Schools and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

May 29, 2020


Standardized Patient Program goes virtual, provides students with telehealth experience

Grand Valley's Standardized Patient Program has launched a virtual component that allows students in the College of Health Professions, Kirkhof College of Nursing and School of Social Work to continue to gain clinical experience.

Apr 3, 2020


Spectrum Health moves beds, equipment into CHS as contingency during COVID-19 pandemic

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer toured the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences March 26, as it could become an alternative care site for Spectrum Health if needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 26, 2020


Religion, health care subject of conference and colloquy

Two events on March 16 will offer participants an in-depth look at how a patient's religious beliefs might impact treatment and decision making.

Mar 9, 2020