Dr. Kroll & PatientOur History

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) began in 2009 as a vision of Dr. Catherine Kroll to provide quality healthcare for all people in the Upper Great Lakes region. Since then, the health center has grown from a single location to 11 clinics in 9 locations serving more than 25,000 patients every year.

 

2009 – UGL becomes an FQHC look-alike.  

2013 – UGL adds 6 new clinics in Houghton County

2013 – UGL receives Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) status.

2014 – Ontonagon Community Health Center and Menominee Family Health Center join UGL.

2014 – UGL provides behavioral health services at Hancock Family Health Center – Family Practice 

2015 – UGL provides oral health care services at the Sawyer Family Health Center in Gwinn

2016 – UGL expands oral health services to the Calumet Family Health Center



Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center, FTCA Deemed Facility.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS26511 Health Center Cluster, total award amount of $1,839,050 with 89.9 % financed from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.