Dr. Jim Henry

In the News - Children can recover after a parent kills, but they need help

West Michigan has seen its fair share of tragedies. The Children's Trauma Assessment Center director, Jim Henry, said the staff has worked with at least 10 local children in the past 18 months whose parent killed a spouse or someone else. However, with the right interventions, children can recover.

Student working with senior participant

New occupational therapy student experience at Senior Day Services

Prior to the beginning of the fall 2018 semester, WMU occupational therapy master faculty specialist, Berit Miller, arranged to have her OT 3840 class visit participants in a both an adult and pediatric community setting. WMU Senior Day Services was chosen to be one of the programs that the students visited during the semester.

Rigley and Wright

Student Spotlight - Bailey Wright

The Western Michigan University Unified Clinics created a new internship this semester for a master's level medical social work (MSW) student. Bailey Wright was selected to be the first MSW intern in this exciting new role.

Massage

Clinics now offering Massage Therapy

The Western Michigan University Unified Clinics offers massage therapy to all faculty, staff, eligible dependents and students as well as the general public. Massage appointments are available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in 30, 60 and 90 minute increments.

WMU officials receive check from Senator O'Brien

WMU's Unified Clinics receives $1.5M state appropriation

Western Michigan University is slated to receive a $1.5 million state appropriation for its Unified Clinics, a multi-specialty group practice that annually serves more than 5,000 patients in Southwest Michigan and beyond and operates under the auspices of the University's College of Health and Human Services.