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About Us

We are a 501(c)(3) Florida Non-Profit Corporation established to provide healthcare and related services, including pharmaceutical products and nutritional supplements, for underserved populations and needy individuals. 

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To provide healthcare and related services, including pharmaceutical products and supplements, for underserved populations and needy individuals


A world with less health disparity and where more people have the opportunity to reach their full potential 

  • Expand pharmacy services to all qualifying, needy individuals in the Alachua County area

  • Support and expand the clinic where partner safety-net organizations can provide medical care to indigent and needy individuals in Gainesville, Florida, and the surrounding area

  • Support multi-disciplinary medical mission teams and international medical education

  • Bring acute medical care and pharmaceutical services, with links to social service programs,
    to the unsheltered people experiencing homelessness in the Alachua County area

Diversity, Inclusion, Equity Statement
Affirmative Action Policy

At Grace Healthcare Services Corp we fight the battle against healthcare disparity.  We believe healthcare starts with compassion and respect for our patients and each other.  We embrace and nurture the underserved, uninsured and homeless.  We do not discriminate.   All are included, all are served. 

Grace Healthcare Services Corp provides services to patients, and opportunities for volunteering and employment, to qualified persons without regard to age, gender, sexual orientation, ability/disability, race or color, education, religious or political views, economic status, or national origin. 

Board of Directors

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Harvey G ​Rohlwing, MD

UF College of Medicine Courtesy Faculty and Emergency Medicine Global Health Initiatives Liaison; Volunteer Medical Provider with UF Mobile Outreach Clinic, Alachua Area Medical Reserve Corp, and Levy County Continuity Clinic; Retired UF Emergency Medicine Attending Physician and Clinical Faculty; Past-President Florida College of Emergency Physicians. • ​(352) 219-4689

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William Garst, PharmD
Vice President

William Garst is a consultant pharmacist who resides in Alachua, Florida. He received his B.S. in Pharmacy from Auburn University in 1975. He earned a master’s degree in public health in 1988 from the University of South Florida, and a master’s in pharmacy from UF in 2001. In 2007 he received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado. Dr. Garst is a member of many national, state, and local professional associations. He serves as Chair on the Alachua County Health Care Advisory Board and is a part-time pharmacist at Lake Butler Hospital. In 2016 he retired from the VA. He writes a blog called The Pharmacy Newsletter ( William Garst can be contacted at

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Tim Rogers, RPh

Community Pharmacist in North Central Florida since 1972; Grace Pharmacy Manager and Volunteer Pharmacist; Pharmacy Team Leader and Consulting Pharmacist on Numerous International Medical Mission Trips; Past-President and Current CME Coordinator, Alachua County Association of Pharmacists; Past-President Florida Pharmacy Association. • ​(352) 262-4856

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Jon DeCarmine

Jon DeCarmine serves as the Executive Director of GRACE, a one-stop assistance center and low-barrier emergency shelter in Gainesville, FL. He oversees emergency and permanent housing programs, strategic planning, and visioning. His work is guided by two core principles – that everyone deserves a safe place to call home, and that the idea of human beings sleeping on our streets is not “normal,” but rather an unacceptable indication of policy failures and broken systems. • (352) 792-0800 x 106

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Educated in finance, followed by unfortunate business events, Rupert eventually experienced homelessness. For three and a half years, he gratefully received medical and pharmacy assistance from Grace Healthcare. Rupert credits Grace Healthcare for keeping him alive during that time.  Rupert is our Board Member with lived experience.

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Meredith Gardner Kelly,

Meredith is a graduate of the University of Florida’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and treats patients in an acute care hospital setting. She also operates a branch office as a Sales Associate for Southwestern Real Estate. Her background gives her a unique understanding of the difficulty of finding accessible healthcare and affordable housing in our community, leading her to become a board member of Grace Healthcare Services Corp

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Carson Creamer DO

Carson Creamer, D.O. is a physician in Gainesville, Florida who has experience in General Surgery and is currently completing his Internal Medicine residency through UCF at North Florida Hospital. He received his B.S. in Honors Chemistry at North Carolina State University in 2017 and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University in 2021. He is a current Volunteer Medical Provider through the Alachua Area Medical Reserve Corps and Grace Healthcare Services Corp and a member of many national, state, and local professional associations. 

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Dan List

Dan List is a Branch Leader for Truist Financial Corporation who oversees the Jonesville Branch in a management role. Dan earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from The University of Florida in 2008. In 2010, he decided to enter a career in banking, combining his educational background, critical thinking skills, and his passion to work directly with clients and colleagues. When he isn’t working, Dan is a husband, a father of two daughters, and an avid sports fan who enjoys spending time with his family and watching sports.

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Lorry Davis, M.Ed.
Executive Director

Lorry comes to Grace Healthcare Services Corp with 30 years of non-profit management experience. She currently also serves as Executive Director for the Florida Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and has served as Executive Director for six other physician specialty societies. • (904) 994-6944

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Key Staff:

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Mary Brinkley, RPh
Pharmacy Staff Coordinator

Mary has been a pharmacist in Florida for 30 years. She graduated from Nova Southeastern College of Pharmacy in 1994, moved to Gainesville in 1997, and started working for Gresham Drugs. She has experience in all aspects of  pharmacy, including community, nursing home, hospital, and infectious disease.  When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to concerts, traveling, and eating good food.

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Brooke Davis, APRN
Nurse Clinic Administrator

Brooke Davis, ARNP, is the Nurse Clinic Administrator of the Grace Healthcare Clinic.  She has over 15 years experience as a nurse practitioner in adult/geriatric primary care in various settings including academic and VA medical centers, community health clinics, and house calls.  She has a BA from Wellesley College and a BSN/MSN from VCU Medical College of Virginia.  She is currently completing her MPH degree at the University of Florida and is interested in health disparities and health care for underserved populations.

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Elizabeth Williams, Ph.D.
Volunteer Grant Writer/Coordinator

Elizabeth Williams, Ph.D.  (1997, UF) retired in 2020 after teaching twenty-five years as a Professor of Public Administration (health policy, grant-writing, public finance, women and politics) and Political Science (American government, state and local government).  She was a member of the graduate faculty in Public Administration at James Madison University (VA), a Professor of political science at Santa Fe College (FL), and adjunct instructor at the University of Florida.  She has been the volunteer Grant-writer/Coordinator with Grace Healthcare since 2019.

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