Meet the Marketing Team

The Marketing and Communications team at UP Health System - Portage is the official contact for all media requests. Media relations requests include but are not limited to:

  • Press releases, hospital news, and announcements
  • Scheduling an interview with one of our medical professionals
  • Photography, artwork, logo, signage, video, and branding questions
  • Media relations connections and inquiries

Please contact Janell Larson, Director of Marketing and Communications at or call 906.449.3568 for all media requests.

Share Your Story

Would you like to share your healthcare story and give a testimonial to inspire others? We would love to hear from you. Please contact Alexis Rowe, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at or call 906.483.1550 and our team is happy to assist you.

Janell Larson
Director, Marketing & Communications

Phone: 906.449.3568
Email Janell Larson

Alexis Rowe
Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Phone: 906.483.1550
Email Alexis Rowe

In the News

To view the latest patient testimonials, stories, and healthy updates from UP Health System - Portage, visit our Portage Healthy Happenings page.

Stay connected

For all of the updates from UPHS - Portage, be sure to follow our social media pages.