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

Connections newsletter 2.E-Newsletter available
A new issue of the College of Health and Human Services Connections e-newsletter is available for reading online.


Photo of artist and intern.Center for Disabilities Services artists express and earn
Among the many services of the Center for Disability Services is the Creative Abilities Art Studio, which affords adults with disabilities opportunities to express themselves through art and to sell their works. Through June 30, works from these artists will be on display in the in the College of Health and Human Services second floor art gallery. The public is invited to view the exhibit and meet some of the artists at a free reception on Wednesday, June 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. The works can also be viewed through June 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Photo of Mary StahlNursing faculty member awarded for excellence in teaching
Bronson School of Nursing Master Faculty Specialist Mary Stahl has been selected to receive the 2013-14 College of Health and Human Services Teaching Excellence Award based on her teaching skills in all three areas of the award criteria. 

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