Kelly Howard, DNP, AGNP-C has been involved in healthcare in West Michigan for almost 15 years. For much of her career she worked as an RN and Clinical Coordinator for Holland Hospital Home Health, eventually setting her focus on education. Prior to joining the Hospice of Holland and Keystone Medical Services Team, Kelly served as a Nurse Educator in conjunction with teaching classes at Hope College. She carries that passion for education with her by helping patients and their families understand their diagnosis and advising them of appropriate treatment options. Through her role as a Nurse Practitioner, Kelly’s primary focus is to work collaboratively with the Hospice of Holland and Keystone Medical Services care team to provide comprehensive, quality care.

Outside of the office, Kelly enjoys knitting, crocheting, sewing, camping, and spending time with her two kids and three dogs.


Kelly received undergraduate degrees from both Michigan State University and Lake Michigan Community College. In 2013, she earned a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Phoenix. Kelly has gone on to receive a Doctor of Nursing Practice – Adult/Gerontology Primary Care from the University of Michigan-Flint.

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