Furthering our Reach

Health care and Service

The first in a series of clinic patient video testimonials featured a San Jose Clinic patient who's a disabled veteran praising the high-quality, complimentary care he's received.

Davenport campus veterans were honored during a Veterans Day Recognition in November 2014. The event, co-sponsored by Vickie Anne Palmer, has become a campus tradition. The featured guest speaker was Col. Arthur B. Cajigal, the First Army's Command Surgeon at the Rock Island Arsenal. He thanked the Palmer Clinics for providing complimentary care to active-duty military members, their families, and disabled veterans.

Pro-bono Clinic Care: 2012-13, $3,634,928; 2013-14, $4,080,520; 2014-15, $4,324,397

Dr. Peter Martin Port Orange Campus President Peter Martin, D.C., received the 2014 Chiropractor of the Year award from the Florida Chiropractic Association in August for "outstanding service" to the chiropractic profession in Florida, his community and fellow citizens.

Dr. William Meeker San Jose Campus President William Meeker, D.C., M.P.H., was appointed to the Board of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM), becoming the first doctor of chiropractic to earn such an appointment. "I look forward to the opportunities this appointment provides to establish greater familiarity about the chiropractic profession within the AIHM," he says.

Total Patient Visits: 2012-13, 137,395; 2013-14, 145,841; 2014-15, 162,007

In September, clinicians and interns representing the Port Orange campus Sports Council were once again the official chiropractic services provider for the Ladies Professional Golf Association Symetra Tour's season-ending event in Daytona Beach.


For the sixth year in a row, the San Jose campus played a major role in the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot, a Thanksgiving morning fundraiser in downtown San Jose organized by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. The Palmer Spine provided the "backbone" of the 2014 5K walk, and the clinics provided complimentary sports care for participants. The event raised $1 million for local charities.

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