Vice Provost for Health

GVSU researchers find mental health outcomes for Michigan residents worsens despite more access to health insurance

Faculty researchers from the Seidman College of Business found more Michiganders have access to health care and health insurance, yet mental health outcomes for residents have worsened.

Jan 8, 2021

Faculty researchers, health care leaders will discuss trends, impact of COVID-19 at virtual event

The 12th annual West Michigan Health Care Economic Forecast will begin virtually at 8 a.m. on January 8.

Jan 5, 2021

Health Forum panelists will discuss health disparities of COVID-19

Continuing the theme of delving into issues surrounding COVID-19, the upcoming Health Forum of West Michigan event will center on health disparities.

Dec 1, 2020

Hospital leaders, state medical director will offer message about COVID-19 mitigation during virtual event

The State of Michigan medical director and chief medical officers from West Michigan hospitals will offer a unified community message addressing mitigation of COVID-19 during a Health Forum of West Michigan event on Friday, November 6, from 8-9:30 a.m.

Oct 28, 2020

Presenters at virtual DeVos Medical 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