Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers law, health care, manufacturing, travel and tourism, marketing, PR and advertising, sustainability and arts and entertainment. Email Charlsie at cdewey at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @CharlsieMDewey


Apprenticeship program aims to create health care careers

First class of medical assistants will begin at GRCC in January.

November 27, 2015
A new apprenticeship program that will be offered by a trio of community colleges in West Michigan beginning in January is aimed at creating careers in the health care field. Read More

Health system offers virtual appointments

Spectrum’s on-demand care will link patients with doctors via email and video.

November 27, 2015
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) When you’re sick, the last thing you feel like doing is to go see your doctor, but, until recently, if you called your doctor’s office looking for an over-the-phone diagnosis or prescription, you were met with, “You’ll have to make an appointment to see the doctor.” Read More

Practice will conduct oncology trials

Phase 1 trials will work with cancer patients who are not responding to treatment.

November 27, 2015
Future cancer treatment drugs may have roots in Grand Rapids. Read More

Medical marijuana law may receive upgrades

Attorney says bills may ‘shore up’ some issues occurring at the federal level.

November 27, 2015
A series of three bills that passed through the Michigan House and are now expected to be taken up by the Senate would enhance the state’s medical marijuana law, possibly paving the way for lucrative business ventures. Read More

Copyright infringement cases take a personal turn

Ohio company uses U-M football fan’s likeness for T-shirts.

November 27, 2015
Chris Baldwin, the University of Michigan sophomore whose utter shock and bewilderment was broadcast across the country repeatedly following Michigan State University’s defeat of U-M in the last 10 seconds of a football game last month, is now playing a starring role on a T-shirt produced by an Ohio company. Read More

5 tips for avoiding 'tech hunch' during Cyber Week

November 27, 2015
Cyber Week is days away, and an ergonomist at an office furniture maker has five tips to avoid “tech hunch” as you shop from the comfort of your couch. Read More

Material handling supplier launches SAP practice

November 27, 2015
A supplier of material handling automation systems and software has launched a new SAP implementation practice. Read More

Packaging supplier improves color quality 200 percent

November 27, 2015
A packaging supplier has “really improved” its relationship with a Walmart subsidiary after implementing a suite of color-management products. Read More

Meijer Gardens exhibits 'Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World'

November 27, 2015
Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is ready to take visitors on a trip around the world this holiday season. Read More

Furniture maker wins forestry Leadership Award

November 26, 2015
A furniture maker has been recognized as a “conservation champion” for its commitment to responsible forestry. Read More