Laura Champion

Laura Champion


  • BS San Diego State University
  • MD University of Washington School of Medicine


Dr. Champion is the medical and administrative director at Calvin Health Services. She received a B.S. in Biology from San Diego State University and her medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Champion completed her residency in Family Medicine at the Grand Rapids area Medical Education and Research Center and remains Board Certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Champion teaches at the local medical school and holds an appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. In 2010 she became the Grand Rapids Director of the Mentor Program at the medical school. She is the regional faculty leader of Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA). For fifteen years, she practiced in Grand Rapids as a primary care provider with Advantage Health Physicians Network. Dr. Champion was appointed director of Calvin Health Services in August of 2011. She has privileges at Spectrum Health and Saint Mary’s Hospital.

Since arriving at Calvin University, Dr. Champion has become active in the American College Health Association and currently serves on ACHA's Working Group on Benchmarking. Her professional interests include preventive care, prevention and management of infectious disease, women’s health, epidemiology, and public health. She and her husband have three active daughters and she enjoys cooking, reading, camping, and spending time with her family.


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