College of Health and Human Services

Western Michigan University's College of Health and Human Services was established in 1976 and moved to its new home on WMU's Oakland Drive Campus in 2005.

The college is composed of exceptional, longstanding programs in blindness and low vision studies, nursing, occupational therapy, physician assistant, social work, and speech pathology and audiology. Emerging programs include gerontology, health technology, holistic health and others.

News and announcements

Dean Washington calls for 2013-14 Teaching Excellence Award nominations
Faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members are invited to nominate a WMU College of Health and Human Services faculty member for the 2013-14 Excellence in Teaching Award.

Excellence in teaching is a hallmark of the college. The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes and sustains that tradition. Find information about the award, the nomination process and a nomination form on the award page. Here is a list of eligible facultyNominations are due Friday, April 18 at 5 p.m. 

Painting of a turtle.Artist honors mother and nature
Artist Gay Walker’s exhibit "My Mother’s Nature" will be on display in the College of Health and Human Services Building second floor art gallery through May 21, 2014, and an artist’s reception is scheduled for Wednesday, April 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public, with free parking available in Lot 104.

screenshot of the e-newsletterE-Newsletter available
The first issue of the College of Health and Human Services Connections e-newsletter is available for reading online.


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