Houghton Family Health Center Welcomes Kathryn Kass, PA
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, PAs 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, call (906) 483-1860.