Western Michigan University's College of Health and Human Services 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. 

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Fantasy Forrest IIDisability services artists showcase nature’s beauty
WMU’s Center for Disability Services staff and consumers worked together to create the group of abstract landscapes that will be on display in the College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery through Sept. 4. The Creative Forces in Nature’s Harmony exhibit is free and open to public viewing. 

Dr. Ann TylerTyler named associate dean
Dr. Ann Tyler has been named to serve as associate dean of the College of Health and Human Services, effective July 1, 2015. As chair and professor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology since coming to WMU in 2007, Tyler has guided numerous curricular changes, led strategic planning and policy development, and fostered community partnerships and increases in scholarship giving. 

Grant recipient’s innovation selected for OT curriculum
The first Sammons Center for Innovation and Research in Occupational Based Technology grant was awarded this year to Carolyn Sithong, chief health officer of Home for Life Design, a leader in home assessment software for students, professionals, hospitals and rehabilitation centers.

June newsletterLatest e-news available
The latest issue of the College of Health and Human Services Connections newsletter is now available.


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