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 12 clinics in 10 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
2020 - UGL adds the Marquette Family Health Center