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Health care and Service

Daytona Tortugas baseball players

Palmer's Florida campus' partnership with Minor League Baseball's Daytona Tortugas, an affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds, entered its ninth year in 2016.


West Campus President William Meeker, D.C., M.P.H.

West Campus President Bill Meeker, D.C., M.P.H., was one of a select group of north San Jose business representatives invited to participate in a special Silicon Valley Leadership Group-organized forum in September 2015, led by San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and City Council-member Manh Nguyen. Among other topics, the forum addressed the rising cost of housing in the San Jose area.

People carrying the Palmer West campus banner and wearing the Palmer Spine costume in the 2015 Silicon Valley Turkey Trot

For the seventh year in a row, the West campus played a major role in the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot (SVTT) charity fundraiser, held on Thankgsgiving morning 2015. The SVTT has grown to become the largest timed event of its type in the U.S. with more than 26,000 registrants who raised nearly $1 million in 2015.

Student and administrator veterans with guest speakers at the Davenport Campus Veterans Day recognition on Nov. 11

The Davenport campus honored its veterans during a special Veterans Day Recognition on Nov. 11. The event, co-sponsored by Vickie Palmer, has become a Palmer tradition. Guest speakers included Davenport campus student and Palmer Veteran's Club President Matthew Filtz (front row, second from left), and Col. Vincent Barnhart, M.D., the First Army Command Surgeon at the Rock Island Arsenal (front row, second from right).

Lifeguards being adjusted by students in Palmer Florida’s Sports Council

The relationship between chiropractic and lifesaving was evident during the 2015 USLA National Lifeguard Championships held Aug. 6-8, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Fla. By the end of the final day of competition more than 350 lifeguards had been treated by Palmer Florida's Sports Council.

Mr. Palmer winner with Dr. David Farmer and his family

The Palmer Student Alumni Foundation on the Florida campus held its annual Mr. Palmer charity fundraiser on campus in May 2016. Contestants competed in fitness attire, a talent portion and clinic attire. Proceeds totaling approximately $4,000 were donated to the "Callie Kicks Cancer" foundation to benefit Callie Farmer, the daughter of Florida campus graduate David Farmer, D.C.

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