Guidance for Experiential Learning during COVID-19

What are we doing well during COVID-19?

Faculty, Staff, and Student Community Interaction and Innovation

We are in this together | On the front lines of COVID-19

Emmet County EMS

Rachel Zemanek and Mikayla Thorman are Northern Michigan Paramedics and students pursuing a Bachelor in Allied Health Sciences at Grand Valley State University’s Traverse City Regional Center.

Clinical Dietetics students volunteer at food pantries and soup kitchens: "We're not struggling for food, others are"

Students volunteer at food pantries and soup kitchens: "We're not struggling for food, others are"

Physician Assistant Studies grad student recovers from coronavirus, donates plasma to 'pay it forward'

GVSU grad student recovers from coronavirus, donates plasma to 'pay it forward'

GVSU grad student recovers from coronavirus, donates plasma to 'pay it forward'
Hannah Grinwis, graduate student in the Physician Assistant Studies program. Photo Credit: Courtesy photo

Traverse City health professions donates supplies to Munson; students anxious to return to clinical assignments

PAS Class of 2021

Do you have a story to share, or know a faculty member, staff, or student in our college programs that have helped the community during this crisis?

Share the good work on this form and send an email to Thank you!

THANK YOU to all of our students, faculty, staff, and advisors in how you are responding to immediate change as we maneuver this crisis together. We are aware of your stress and commend you in your willingness to be flexible. Your resilience and strength of character make us proud and we know you are a bright spot in the future of health professions!

Important Information during COVID-19

The CHP Dean’s office and all departmental/program offices will be open while abiding by strict safety measures on Monday, July 27, 2020.

Contact Information

Dean's office: Lisa Mulvihill @ or Leslye Allen @

Academic Advising / CHP Program Admissions: CHP Student Services Office @

Program information:

  • Allied Health Sciences (AHS): Marilyn Gilbreath @
    Includes emphasis in:
    • Pre-Physical Therapy
    • Pre-Physician Assistant Studies
    • Histotechnology      
    • Health Professional Degree Completion 
    • Respiratory Care
    • General   
    • Health Information Management
    • Graduate Program: Clinical Dietetics
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD): Jaimie Koopman @
    • Speech-Language Pathology
    • Graduate Program: Audiology
  • Diagnostic and Treatment Sciences (DTS): 
    • Cardiovascular Sonography, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Radiation Therapy, Medical Dosimetry: Angela Amerson @
    • Medical Laboratory Science, Recreational Therapy: Judy Delage @
  • Occupational Science and Therapy (OST): Diana Briggs @
  • Physical Therapy (PT): Sarah Kozminski @
  • Physician Assistant Studies (PAS): Cathy Tomek @
  • Public Health (PH): Heather Koster @


Welcome to Grand Valley's College of Health Professions;

your chance to make a difference starts here!

The College of Health Professions offers 18 programs

During the 2019-2020 academic year, Grand Valley granted 442 bachelor's degrees and 263 graduate degrees to graduates in our programs

As you explore our programs, you will see the commitment to our mission, vision, and values

Our Mission

To prepare exceptional professionals who will impact the health and well-being of the larger community.

Our Vision

To create an environment that is recognized and respected for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the community, our professions, and the constituents we serve. 

We will be recognized for our collegiality, collaboration, evidence-based practice, and development of life-long learners.

Our Values

  • Professional and ethical behavior
  • Respect and appreciation of differences
  • Life-long learning
  • Excellence in teaching, scholarship, and practice
  • Appreciation of personal well-being
  • Collegiality and collaboration
  • Social responsibility

Discover the possibilities with our expert advising staff

If you need help choosing a program or planning your schedule, the College of Health Profession's Student Services Office is here to assist you every step of the way

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