Meet Our Providers

Carol Beals

Carol Beals , M.D.

Rheumatologist

Dr. Carol Beals is the Founder and President of the Beals Institute.  She received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University in 1976.  An internship in Internal Medicine was completed from 1976 through 1979 at Michigan State University Graduate Medicine Education.  She completed her fellowship in Rheumatology at the University Of Michigan Medical School in 1981. She has been practicing in the field of Rheumatology since 1981.  She is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.  She is on the Clinical Faculty in the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University.  Dr. Beals is a well-known speaker throughout the state and has traveled to Russia, China, and other foreign countries extensively speaking on many topics regarding arthritis, osteoporosis, and other auto-immune diseases.  Dr. Beals has two sons, five stepchildren, and at the present 19 grandchildren.  She resides on a farm in Grand Ledge.

Timothy Palmer

Timothy Palmer , PA-C

Physician Assistant

Timothy Palmer PA-C is a Board Certified Physician Assistant who joined Beals Institute in 2016. He received his Physician Assistant degree in 2012 from Wayne State University. His previous clinical experience includes 4 years of Gastroenterology at McLaren GI in Lansing, MI. He completed his undergraduate degree from Spring Arbor University in 1999. He worked in the private sector for several years before pursuing a career in the medical field. He enjoys various outdoor activities such as biking, traveling up north, and spending as much time as possible with his wife and two young boys. He also spends a great deal of time with his local church, playing in a worship band, and participating in community events in the Lansing area.

Laureen Ball

Laureen Ball , N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Laureen Ball is a Nurse Practitioner board certified in Family Practice. She was a valued member of our care team from 1998-2005, and returned to work with the Beals Institute in 2017. She has focused her clinical interests in the prevention and treatment of Osteoporosis and is a Certified Clinical Densitomitrist. She brings her extensive clinical experience and knowledge to our infusion center. She has worked at U of M Hospital on their IV and PICC teams, as well as owning and operating her own infusion center. Prior to pursuing her career path in Rheumatology, she worked in Emergency Medicine. She is proud to have received her first nursing degree from Lansing Community College and went on to complete her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Nursing at Michigan State University. She has 2 beautiful children and shares a farm in Williamston with 3 German Sheperd dogs and her "grand bunny" Pablo. 

Kimberly Frazier

Kimberly Frazier , N.P.

Nurse Practitioner

Kimberly Frazier is a board certified nurse practitioner in adult-gerontology. She has been with the Beals Institute since September 2018. She received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Spring Arbor University. Kim's previous nurse practitioner experience includes endocrinology, internal medicine, pain management, and home health assessments. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she spent 10 years working in an ambulatory surgery center, as well as a hospital staff nurse, pediatric clinic nurse, and nursing home staff nurse. Kim enjoys reading, gardening, and working on house projects with her husband. They have three grown children, two dogs, and two cats.

Kobi Moseley

Kobi Moseley , PA-C

Physician Assistant

Kobi Moseley PA-C is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. She joined Beals Institute in 2018. Kobi earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate TN in August 2018. Kobi was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. She moved to Lansing after getting married in October 2018. She is looking forward to exploring Michigan and making a home here with her husband and dog, Bonnie. She enjoys being outside, reading, and spending time with family.