This press release put out at the request of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County.
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – John Colon, M.D., Executive Medical Director of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County will be installed as the incoming President of the Alachua County Medical Society (ACMS) on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.
“Dr. Colon has been a tireless public health advocate in Alachua County for many years.” stated Paul Myers, Administrator of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County. “We look forward to continuing our collaboration with the Alachua County Medical Society as Dr. Colon embarks on this additional leadership role.”
“The Alachua County Medical Society is delighted to install Dr. Colon as our next President.” stated Sally Lawrence, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of the ACMS. “Dr. Colon is a passionate physician who cares about our community’s health. He has been actively involved in ACMS community events designed to address obesity such as our Weekly Wellness Walks. His positive attitude and desire to work with physicians of all specialties will serve him well as our next leader.”
For more information, visit the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County website or contact Paul Myers at 352-334-8873 or Paul.Myers@flhealth.gov.
The mission of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.