• Photo of President Dunn talking to people at an event.
  • Photo of students posing around their project.
  • Photo of an elderly man in a wheelchair.
  • Photo of people looking at projects on display.
  • Photo of an elderly woman with a child.

The School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs at Western Michigan University brings together academic programs which focus on core cross-disciplinary, interprofessional competencies needed for effective practice in health care and human services.

The school includes the innovative Center for Gerontology , Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness programs and the Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Health Services, which provide excellent educational opportunities for students interested in a variety of health and human services professions and careers. The school also began offering a Master of Public Health degree in the fall of 2016.

News and announcements

School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs receives two grants
This academic year, the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs (SIHP) received two grants from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation for the purpose of assessing perceptions of diversity and inclusion with the college, and implementing ways for students, faculty, staff, and administrators of the college to engage in educational opportunities on topics of diversity and inclusion.

Diversity and Inclusion Poster
On March 20, 2015, the SIHP Diversity and Inclusion Committee presented this poster at the W. K. Kellogg Racial Healing Planning Grant Symposium held on Western Michigan University’s campus. The poster summarizes the SIHP Diversity and Inclusion Committee’s accomplishments thus far, and outlines goals for the future.