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Thank you for visiting the Alumni, Friends, and Donors web page in The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions at Central Michigan University. This is truly an exciting time in health care, as treatment innovations, and technological advances are changing the landscape of health practice. Simultaneously, the opportunities for individuals in the health professions seem limitless, as the scope of practice, and the need for health care practitioners continually expand.

The College of Health Professions at Central Michigan University is a nationally recognized leader in the education of healthcare and providers in the areas of Athletic Training, Communication Disorders, Health Sciences, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, and Physical Education & Sport. Graduates of these programs are leaders in their fields who use their knowledge of advanced techniques and technology to deliver quality patient care. In addition, the Institute for Health and Business Insight has partnered with dozens of Fortune 500 companies to solve complex, real world problems in manufacturing, retail, healthcare and other sectors. 

The College of Health Professions prepares students to accomplish great things throughout their lifetimes. Our student-centered programs and holistic mission draws a broad variety of students, all seeking the knowledge, skills and expertise to best serve in their communities. Student success is our highest priority. 

As you browse the Alumni, Friends, and Donors area, you will find stories of our alumni and friends whose philanthropy continues to positively impact the lives of our students. You will read real stories of students who are grateful recipients of gifts as they strive for success. There are so many ways to participate and support the college's mission financially and with volunteering your time. 

When you support the College of Health Professions , you are making a difference in the lives of these well-deserving students. You can help passionate students realize their dreams. You can help turn our faculty discoveries into practice. And by supporting our research centers and labs, you contribute to improving the lives of real people in very meaningful ways. 

Technology that supports learning. Facilities that bring our community together. Professionals who will improve countless lives. Past private support of the college has made each of these essential components possible. Just imagine what the future holds! I welcome the opportunity to speak with you about creating ways to consider how you can make a difference with our college.

Kind regards,

Tom Masterson
Dean