Photos of Drs. Ann Chapleau, Jennifer Harrison and Bridget Weller.

WMU secures federal grant to battle opioid epidemic

A $1.35 million grant from the Department of Health and Human Services will fund the MY-PROUD program. Created by an interdisciplinary team of professors, MY-PROUD aims to increase training and expand services in rural and medically underserved communities impacted by opioid and substance abuse.

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Agreement will lead KCC students to WMU BSW program

Officials from Kellogg Community College and Western Michigan University signed an articulation agreement that creates a pathway for KCC graduates with an associate degree to enter WMU's Bachelor of Social Work program.

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Improving access to care in rural and underserved areas

Drs. Ann Chapleau and Jennifer Harrison, co-directors of the Interprofessional Peer Education and Evidence for Recovery program, appeared this week in a segment on WWMT Channel 3 to speak about how they are addressing areas of Southwest Michigan facing health and behavioral health provider shortages.

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College committee receives Rising Star in Diversity Award

Earlier this month, the CHHS Committee on Diversity and Inclusion received the 2019 Rising Star in Diversity Award from the WMU Office of Diversity and Inclusion. The award recognizes new contributors to the work of advancing diversity and inclusion on WMU’s campus.

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PA students active in their communities

Three students in the physician assistant program attended a national conference in Denver, while students and faculty participated in the Greater Kalamazoo Girls on the Run 5K.