Purely You! A Women's Health Event

Thank you to all who attended Purely You, hosted by Jordan Carson. Nearly 200 guests enjoyed this special evening and the conversations with our health experts.

Event Videos

  • Sexually You

    Sexually You

    Sexually You

    Drs. Birkholz and DePree answer questions and discuss topics that many women want to know but avoid asking. Dr. Barb and Dr. Laurie see patients at Lakeshore Health Partners - Women's Health in Holland, MI.

  • Mindfully You

    Patient Care Assistant: Holland Hospital Careers

    Mindfully You

    Mindfully You: Mental health practitioners Karen Ledford, LMSW, and Dr. Kylene Krause, Ph.D., talk about the practice of mindfulness and walk guests through a mindfulness exercise at Holland Hospital's 2017 women's health event

  • Naturally You

    Boven Birth Center: The Burden's Story

    Naturally You

    Naturally You: Tyler Murphy, MD, Lifestyle Medicine specialist, talks with WOODTV 8's Jordan Carson at Holland Hospital's 2017 women's health event. Dr. Tyler shares ideas for healthier, chemical-free alternatives to personal care, cleaning and food products and recommendations for online tools and apps for checking product ratings and alternatives.

Holland Hospital Women's Event 2017

Holland Hospital Women's Event 2017

Holland Hospital Women's Event 2017

Holland Hospital Women's Event 2017

Holland Hospital Women's Event 2017

Holland Hospital Women's Event 2017


Meet the Presenters:

Tyler Murphy, MD—Naturally You: Explore "lifestyle medicine" and natural, chemical-free healing options.

  • Tyler Murphy, MD

    Dr. Tyler Murphy is a fellowship trained internal medicine physician with expertise in lifestyle medicine. His passion for lifestyle medicine has motivated him to develop a new Lifestyle Medicine program at Holland Hospital's Center for Good Health. The program's goal is to help patients achieve health and wellness by optimizing nutrition, fitness, sleep, mindfulness, and reduction of harmful chemical exposure. The program being developed now will plan to launch in early 2018. Dr. Murphy is married and has two children. He enjoys experimenting in the kitchen and is an avid cross country skier and cyclist.

Kylene Krause, Ph.D, and Karen Ledford, LMSW, CAADC—Mindfully You: Learn the power of positivity and stress relief.

  • Kylene Krause, Ph.D

    Dr. Kylene Krause is a fully licensed psychologist serving patients and their families at Holland Hospital Outpatient Behavioral Health Services. She works with both children and adults on a variety of mental health issues and life adjustment difficulties. Dr. Krause is married and has a 2-year-old daughter and I-year-old son. She enjoys reading, exercising, spending time outside, visiting with friends and playing with her family.

  • Karen Ledford, LMSW, CAADC

    Karen Ledford is a clinical social worker and certified advanced addictions counselor. She has a special interest in the practice of Mindfulness and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), including teaching DBT and mindfulness skills due to their effectiveness in helping people cope with life stressors. Karen is married, a mother and a grandmother who highly values her faith and her family.

Barb DePree, MD, and Laurie Birkholz, MD—Sexually You: Our women’s health experts discuss relationships, intimacy and your sexual health.

  • Barb DePree, MD

    Dr. Barb DePree is a well-known woman’s health expert and author of Yes You Can: Dr. Barb's Recipe for Lifelong Intimacy sought out by women from across the state and beyond. In 2013, she was recognized as North American Menopause Society’s Practitioner of the Year for her exceptional contributions and expertise in treating the unique health care needs of midlife women. Specializing in menopausal medicine, hormone replacement and sexual health therapy, Dr. Barb has comfortably answered all the uncomfortable questions of midlife and the changes that occur as we age. After completing her Master's in Medical Management in 2006, she launched MiddlesexMD.com, an online resource providing additional advice and products for patients.

  • Laurie Birkholz, MD

    Dr. Laurie Birkholz is a women's health expert with a special interest in holistic health. She helps her patients focus on all aspects of health—mind, body and spirit—and their roles in continuing good health or returning to previous levels of health. From sexual health and cancer survivorship to nutrition and fitness counseling, Dr. Laurie helps women of all ages make their life a great life! When Dr. Birkholz isn’t providing primary and specialty women’s health care at Lakeshore Health Partners, she enjoys the hiking trails and beaches in our community with her husband, Eric, and their two daughters.