Mark Williams, D.C., in front of Rosen Medical Center.
“A model for health-care reform.” That’s how many
describe the Rosen Medical Center, established by
Rosen Hotels and Resorts in Orlando, Fla. The center
includes chiropractic care provided by Mark
Williams, D.C., Florida ’08.
The self-insured, company-managed, on-site medical
center was founded 25 years ago by central
Florida hotelier Harris Rosen. It provides excellent,
affordable health care to employees and dependents
of the Rosen Hotels and Resorts properties, as well
as to students of the University of Central Florida,
Rosen College of Hospitality Management.
“The reason Rosen Medical Center is such a
unique place to work is that they actually believe
in wellness care,” says Dr. Williams. “They try not
to prescribe too many medications and always
consider alternative methods of care.”
Dr. Williams is the first chiropractor, and chiropractic
is the first specialty area to be included within
the Rosen Center. For Dr. Williams, working sideby-
side with other doctors within the same building
allows them to give the patients the care they need
in a timely and convenient manner.
“I’ve been with Rosen for three years,” he says.
“When I began, one or two doctors were referring
patients. Now, as they’ve been educated, they all
refer patients as they see how the patients are
treated and the care they receive. Mostly they see
Regarding how his Palmer education prepared him
for this career, Dr. Williams says, “I really enjoyed
my time at Palmer’s Florida campus. I met a lot of
great people and learned a variety of specific techniques,
allowing me to pick and choose what
works best for my patients.”