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Houghton Family Health Center Welcomes Kathryn Kass, PA-C

Houghton, MI – Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) welcomes Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C), Kathryn Kass, to their team of family medicine providers at the Houghton Family Health Center.

Kass relocated to the Upper Peninsula after completing the Physician Assistant Program at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. A PA is a nationally certified and state-licensed medical professional who undergoes in-depth training to become experts in general medicine. In addition, PA’s must complete extensive medical education throughout their careers.

Before completing the Physician Assistant Program, Kass studied at Northern Michigan University to earn her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology, followed by her Master of Science Degree in Exercise Science. “I have had experience in several areas and felt it was time to broaden my focus,” said Kass, “I like taking care of patients.” Kass looks forward to working with patients in a family medicine setting.

Kass also holds a multitude of certificates, some of which include the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant, Michigan State Physician Assistant Licensure, and various life support certifications. Additionally, she has been certified in Group Exercise and Pilates through the National Exercise Trainers Association and holds a YogaFit Level I Certification.

Houghton Family Health Center is located inside UP Health System’s University Center at 600 MacInnes Drive, Houghton, Michigan. To schedule a visit with Kathryn Kass, PA-C, call (906) 483-1860.

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) is a Federally Qualified Health Center and is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility.
UGL receives funding from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has Federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims for itself and its covered individuals.
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.