Center for Health Information Technology Advancement
The Western Michigan University Center for Health Information Technology Advancement promotes and helps WMU faculty in conducting research and teaching in health information technology through grant acquisitions, curriculum development, and partnerships with health care stakeholders such as health services providers, HMOs, and governmental or non-governmental funding organizations. It is a Universitywide center that was initiated by faculty of the Department of Business Information Systems and Bronson School of Nursing.
Visit the Center for Health Information Technology Advancement website for more details.
Center for Gerontology
The WMU Center for Gerontology focuses on research, education and community service. It works to:
- Enhance the preparation of WMU students on issues related to our aging population
- Conduct research to help local and national practitioners to improve the health and human services for older persons
- Provide outreach, education and research support to our community
Visit the Center for Gerontology website for more details.
Center for Health Data Research, Analysis and Mapping
The Center for Health Data Research, Analysis and Mapping (HDReAM) is a multidisciplinary partnership among the WMU colleges of Health and Human Services and Arts and Sciences and the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department. It provides health-related secondary data analysis and mapping services for the ultimate purpose of creating and disseminating a holistic overview of the community’s health in order to advance knowledge, understanding and strategies to improve the public’s health. (Dr. Amy Curtis, Director)
Visit the HDReAM website for more information.