Kelly Noel Becker, MSN, FNP-C

Kelly Noel Becker, MSN, FNP-C
Kelly Noel Becker, MSN, FNP-C

Instructor, Department of Family and Community Medicine


Kelly Becker, FNP-BC, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner specializing in obesity medicine who currently works in the Center for Clinical Research at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, Michigan. A graduate of Western Michigan University, Ms. Becker started her nursing career in cardiopulmonary critical care. After a decade at the bedside, Ms. Becker worked as critical care outcomes specialist, leading continuous quality improvement initiatives. She graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2011 with her Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner, and worked in Grand Rapids as a hospitalist nurse practitioner before returning to Kalamazoo in 2013.

  • Board Certification

    • American Nurses Credentialing Center (Family Nurse Practitioner)
  • Education and Training

    • MSN 2011, Family Nurse Practitioner, Grand Valley State University
    • BSN 2001, Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, Western Michigan University
  • Research

    • medical weight management
    • bariatric medicine
    • Obesity
    • Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
    • Metabolic Syndrome
    • Metabolic Adaptation