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Dean Earlie M. Washington, Ph.D.

Welcome to the Western Michigan University College of Health and Human Services, where we are preparing professionals today to transform health care and human services tomorrow. 

In 1976, pioneering allied health and helping profession programs united in the WMU College of Health and Human Services, carrying on a tradition of excellence and innovation that began in 1922 with the establishment of the occupational therapy program. That tradition continues today.

I am pleased to share the following markers that distinguish our college as a great place to become a health care and human services professional:

I welcome you to explore the College of Health and Human Services and its vital academic programs through this website. You are welcome to join us online and in real time. Together, generations of the college family—students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends—improve human health and well-being through a commitment to transformative education, practice and research.

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Earlie M. Washington, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Health and Human Services