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