Functional Medicine Practitioner | Family Medicine Provider


Dr. Jen Ruel is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with specialty certification as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner. She also holds a post-doctorate certification in Integrative and Functional Medicine. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) in 2007 and is a tenured Clinical Associate Professor teaching at the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) since 2008, and the University of Arizona from 2014-2020. She is the current program coordinator for the FNP and ENP programs at Detroit Mercy.

Dr. Ruel has extensive education and training and has maintained an active clinical practice for the past 16 years, working in collaboration with patients and families on their journey to health and optimal wellness. Dr. Ruel provides care for all, working to identify and address the root cause of illness or health concerns, specializing in the use of Integrative and Functional Medicine in conjunction with Eastern conventional practices for the care of patients with a variety of health concerns including digestive disorders, hormonal imbalances, fatigue, pain, sleep disorders, anxiety, depression, and many more.

Dr. Ruel also maintains active scholarship and has been published in national professional peer-reviewed journals and a textbook. She has presented at national conferences for advanced practice nursing and advocates for advancing health care. She is passionate about family medicine, advanced practice nursing, health promotion and optimization, integrative and functional medicine and well-being.

Dr. Ruel currently resides in southeastern Michigan and is available to serve children, men, and women both in-person at our Grand Haven location or via telehealth. Dr. Jen will be accepting insurance and she holds licensure in Michigan and Arizona.

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At PrivaMD, we believe in providing healthcare that focuses on resolving the root causes of your symptoms or diseases. Our functional medicine practice is designed to address unique health concerns using a patient-centered approach to arrive at a diagnosis that’s viewed in light of your unique genetics, environment, nutrition, and lifestyle.

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PrivaMD|Physicians and PrivaMD|Wellness is a custom, relationship-based health care option for patients seeking integrative care and functional medicine. We focus on preventative, collaborative care that truly supports our patients' individual journeys to optimal health and wellness.

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16986 Robbins Rd., Suite 180
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

Call: (616) 213-0253
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