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2019 UHS Member Appreciation Event

  • Gallery Divani at Bar Divani 15 Ionia Ave SW Suite 130 Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States (map)

As a loyal member of UHS, we are excited to invite you to our 2019 UHS Member Appreciation event. Please join us for an evening of tasty treats, good company, and raffles! Complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers will be provided. RSVPs are required..

We also invite you to bring a guest practitioner who may not be familiar with UHS so that they can learn more about developing a wellness-based healthcare system in West Michigan.

PARKING INFO: To receive event parking validation, please park in the Gallery Ramp at 10 Commerce Ave SW. You will receive a validation ticket from us when you check-in at the event, which you will use on your way out of the parking ramp.

Since this is a closed event, all members have received registration information via email. If you have questions or did not receive registration details, please contact the UHS office at


Evening Schedule

6:15PM - 7:00PM
Networking and Hors d' Oeuvres

7:00PM - 8:00PM
Event Program:

  • The Future of UHS

  • Major Fall Event Announcement

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences Presentation by Deb Timmerman, The Whole Child

  • Honoring of an Integrative Healthcare Steward: Kelly S. Peterson, ND, Grand Rapids Natural Health

About our Integrative Healthcare Steward Honoree



Kelly Peterson, CEO and Practice Director at Grand Rapids Natural Health graduated with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, with highest honors, from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in July of 2011. She then went on to complete a 1-year general medicine residency in Naturopathic Medicine at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine Medical Center. She has always had a passion for medicine and through growing up in a household that opened her up to the power of a healthy, loving, fulfilling life, she found her passion in Naturopathic Medicine. With this passion, she opened Grand Rapids Natural Health in 2012 and has become an active speaker and advocate for Naturopathic Medicine in the Grand Rapids community.

Kelly is the co-founder of InspiredlifeGR, a two-day health and wellness conference held annually in Grand Rapids, and created to inspire the West Michigan community to transform their lives and become their healthiest self.

She is also a contributor to Medicine Talk, a non-profit organization providing education, seminars, and programming on Naturopathic Medicine to the general public.

Kelly is passionate about creating access to Naturopathic and Functional Medicine for the greater Michigan community. She is the past president of the Michigan Association of Naturopathic Physicians (MANP) and continues to work diligently with this association to achieve licensure for Naturopathic Physicians in Michigan. She is also an active member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP).