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Menominee Family Health Center Welcomes Joshua Hulkonen, PA-C

hulkonenMenominee, MI – Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) welcomes Physician Assistant, Joshua Hulkonen, to the Menominee Family Health Center.    

Hulkonen is returning to the Upper Peninsula after completing his Masters of Science in Physician Assistant (MSPA) from Marywood University in Scranton, PA.  Previously, he worked at UP Health System – Portage in Hancock, MI, while earning a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan Technological University. 

“As a certified Physician Assistant (PA), I can make healthcare more affordable and accessible, giving you confidence that your family is getting the care and attention they deserve when you need it most,” said Hulkonen. PAs are nationally certified and state-licensed medical professionals who undergo in-depth training to become experts in general medicine. In addition, PAs must complete extensive medical education throughout their careers. Hulkonen is a member of the Michigan Association of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 

Born and raised in the Keweenaw Peninsula, Hulkonen said he is ecstatic to be returning to the Upper Peninsula and is ready to call Menominee his new home. “I was drawn to this community to serve as a primary care provider in an underserved region,” said Hulkonen. “I want to make an honest difference. I want to care for patients in my own community.” 

Menominee Family Health Center is located at 1110 10th Avenue, Menominee, MI. To schedule a visit with Joshua Hulkonen, PA, call (906) 290-5000.

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.