More than Patient Care: UF Health Archer Family Health Care Celebrates 20th Anniversary

For 20 years, health care has just been the starting point of the practice’s involvement in the community.

By: Anna Hoffman
"All of a sudden, they came to my house bearing gifts for me and the kids."
Dominique Calloway

Answering the community's call

Ribbon cutting AFHC's founding director M. Dee Williams (center) with Archer community members at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the practice's new building in 2007.

Treated like family

like family The AFHC team often honors National Rural Health Day with matching T-shirts. Photo from 2019.
"Our team is much more than colleagues. We are family."
Denise Schentrup

A helping hand

AFHC Chikako Alvarado reviews patient information in the lab at AFHC. Alvarado has been a licensed practical nurse at AFHC for 14 years.
"When you look back and you see what you've been able to do by supporting the clinic, it gives you a very positive feeling."
Peter Maren
afhc Family nurse practitioner Ashley Kairalla (right), DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, oversees DNP student Meiyu Dong during a patient exam at AFHC.
"Everybody at the College of Nursing ... is very proud of Archer Family Health Care."
Anna McDaniel

In the next 20 years

afhc DNP student Anthonia Rich examines Traveon Calloway, who has been a patient at AFHC for 11 years.