Watch our discussion about the challenges and opportunities for health care in Florida’s rural communities. Our guests will also share resources for accessing care and services.

Jeff Feller, WellFlorida Council
Joseph Benton, Rural Health Partnership of North Central Florida
Anne Swerlick, Florida Policy Institute


Updated 8/8/2019- A few articles about our Medical Clinic Closure:



Robin Cunningham, representing the Alachua General Hospital Reunion Committee, presented Candice King, ACORN Clinic’s Executive Director with a $5,000 donation for ACORN’s Capital Campaign.  Alachua General Hospital was located in the heart of Gainesville and closed in 2009.  The AGH Reunion donation came from left-over funding from  their gathering in February 2018.    THANK YOU!

ACORN Clinic Receives Grant from Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust. Please read the press release below. 

DAV Grant Press Release

This youtube video features Dr. Frank Catalanotto (president of ACORN Clinic’s Board of Directors) describing “dental therapy” and was shown at the GNV4All meeting on Tuesday, February 13th at the Thelma Boltin Center in downtown .  ACORN Dental was in the background!

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Dr. Laura Guyer serves on the ACORN Clinic Board of Directors

Health Disparities in Society – A Magnet for Under-represented Preprofes…

Ilene Silverman talks with ACORN Clinic about Capital Campaign

Dr. Lisa Chacko, ACORN Clinic Medical Director, discusses Alachua County campaign to reduce tobacco usage. Video produced by GNV4ALL and Optum, April 2017.


Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash, Ted Talk with Rutgers Bregman

Straight Talk About Teeth Part 1 (The Last Word, The Week, June 2, 2017)

Straight Talk About Teeth Part 2 (The Last Word, The Week, June 2, 2017)