Vice Provost for Health

Mantella, panelists call for expansion of collaborations, partnerships to aid health care worker shortage

President Philomena V. Mantella and other leaders said collaborations and partnership among health care institutions, K-12 schools, colleges and universities are critical to maintaining and expanding the health care workforce in the region.

Mar 6, 2020


Scribe Academy helps launch students' health careers

Five years ago, Grand Valley's Scribe Academy started with a small cohort of students who learned to document patient care alongside emergency department health care providers.

Jan 27, 2020


Obesity, drug overdose deaths among state residents remain high

Grand Valley researchers found that two-thirds of Michigan residents are overweight or obese, factors they said contribute to increased health risks and higher health care expenditures.

Jan 10, 2020


University, partners celebrate opening of outreach center in Battle Creek

Leaders from Grand Valley, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Battle Creek Public Schools celebrated January 7 the opening of the university's outreach center and a collaborative effort to increase regional access to educational support resources.

Jan 7, 2020


Researchers, health care leaders will share area, statewide trends at event

Area health care leaders and Grand Valley researchers will share trends during the 11th annual West Michigan Health Care Economic Forecast January 10 at the Eberhard Center on GVSU's Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Jan 6, 2020


Community forum focuses on Alzheimer's disease

Panelists at an upcoming Your Health Series forum will discuss the links between Alzheimer's disease research and care interventions and the impact of the disease on communities.

Nov 6, 2019


Health Forum panelists will discuss legalized marijuana, health care industry

The implications of legalized marijuana for the health care industry will be discussed at the next Health Forum of West Michigan event hosted by Grand Valley's Office of the Vice Provost for Health.

Oct 30, 2019


DeVos Medical Colloquy will focus on bioethics, big data

The fields of bioethics and big data will be the focus at the biannual DeVos Medical Colloquy.

Oct 7, 2019


Health Forum focus will be consumer-driven technologies

Panelists at the Health Forum of West Michigan October 4 event will focus on consumer-driven technologies in health care.

Sep 30, 2019


Sim Center conducts assailant training exercise 

A group of Grand Valley nursing, health sciences and athletic training students, practiced emergency procedures as a part of Healthcare Simulation Week, a national campaign taking place through September 20.

Sep 18, 2019